Will of Annie Purchase from Newfoundland will books vol 11 page 370 probate year 1919

This will was read, recorded and transcribed by JUDY BENSON
While I have endeavored to be as correct as humanly possible, there could be some typographical errors

Will of Annie Purchase of St. John's
In re                 
Annie Purchase  deceased.

This is the last will and testament of me Annie Purchase, of St. John's in the Island of Newfoundland.  Widow.  I revoke all former wills by me at anytime made.  I appoint my son-in-law  P.G. Butler, of St. John's aforesaid, School Teacher, the Executor of this my last will and testament.
1.  I give devise and bequeath to my daughter Rita Butler, wife of the said  P.G. Butler, my Morris reclining chair, and her father's photograph  [enlarged]
2.  I give, devise and bequeath my dwelling house situate on Longs Hill in the town of St. John's aforesaid, and numbered eleven, together with my household furniture and effects to my said Executor to hold the same in trust to sell the same and to apply the proceeds of such sale in the following manner, that is to say,
     [A] to pay all my just debts funeral and testamentry expenses
     [B] to pay the sum of One hundred dollars [$100.00] to my said daughter Rita Butler, and
     [C] to divide the balance of such sale equally between my daughters Muriel M Purchase and Lilly Purchase.       
3.  All the rest, residue and remainder of my property of whatsoever nature and wheresoever situate whereof I may be possessed or whereunto I may be entitled I give and bequeath the same to be divided equally between my said daughters Muriel M. Purchase and Lilly Purchase.  In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand this sixth day of January in the year of our Lord One thousand nine hundred and seventeen.  Annie Purchase.  Signed by the testatrix as and for her last will and testament in our presence, who in her presence and in the presence of each other have hereunto subscribed our names as witnesses.  E. S. Pinsent.  Winifred Gamberg

Correct William F. Lloyd
Registrar of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland. 
(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
Fiat very 20/19
Horwood CJ.
Probate granted
to Philip G.
Butler-Feb. 25/19.
Estate sworn at

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