Will - 1577 (Michael)

The testame[n]t of Jonie ine hymmeyn who died the 26 of May : bequeth to the poore 1 wether.

Item to [John?] Mc ylrea his son 2 sheep.

Item constituted John Mc ylrea, Willm Mc ylrea & Jenett Mc ylrea his children executors.

Item bequeth to the poor 3 firlets malt & a firlet wheat.

Witness Sr Donald Chrahan, William Danyell clerk. }

Probatum et solvit 12d

Invent } 5 sheep, 1 ewe, 2 lambs, 1 calf a year old, vs (5s) in money


  1. No records to suggest who Jonie was although she was evidently a Jonie Shimmin who married someone named Mc ilrea
  2. A Johnanis Mc ilrea left a will in 1595 naming children William, John and Jonet so perhaps Jonie's husband?

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