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 Lucretia McLachlan of St. John's
Lucretia McLachlan deceased.
This is the last Will and Testament of me Lucretia McLachlan, wife of Alexander McLachlan, of St. John's, Boiler Inspector.
First. I give all my property to my husband Alexander McLachlan for and during his natural life and after his death to my daughter Annie Violet McLachlan.
Second. I request my said daughter to see that my sister Martha Leanon during her life shall not live in want of the ordinary comforts of life.
Third. I appoint Reverend George H. Bolt of St. John's, Church of England Clergyman, and John Clouston of the same place Tinsmith. Executors of this my will. In witness whereof I the said Lucretia McLachlan have to this my will set my hand this 20th day of May Anno Domini one thousand nine hundred and eighteen. Lucretia McLachlan. Signed by the above named Lucretia McLachlan as her last will in the presence of us, present at the same time, who at her request, in her presence and in the presence of each other have hereunto subscribed our names as witnesses, the words June and Seventeen above bearing(?) first being changed to May and Eighteen respectively. Jas P. Blackwood. Carrie R. Crawford.
Correct William F. Lloyd
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