Transcribed by Judy Benson & Ivy Benoit. While we have endeavored to be as correct as humanly possible, there could be some typographical errors
Will of Alice Nowlan from Newfoundland will books volume 2 pages 530-531 probate year 1864
Alice Nowlan deceased.
This is the last will of me Alice Nowlan of St. Johnís Spinster. First I give devise and bequeath to the Revd. Richard Howley of St. Johnís Doctor of Divinity the sum of twenty pounds currency to be disposed of my him in Masses or otherwise towards the repose of my soul in such way as to him shall seem proper. Second- I give devise and bequeath to my sister Judy Thomas wife of James Thomas Farmer near Charlottetown in Prince Edward Island the sum of twenty five pounds currency to be for her own proper and separate use behoof and benefit free and independent of all debts claims and liabilities of her present or any future husband. Thirdly, I give devise and bequeath to my other sister Mary Cooney of Nine Mile House in the County of Tipperary Ireland Widow the sum of twenty five pounds currency. Fourthly. I nominate and appoint the said Reverend Richard Howley as executor of this my last will and testament giving and granting unto my said executor full power and authority to liquidate and discharge all my debts funeral expenses cost of grave and all other expenses attending upon the carrying into effect the trusts contained in this my last will and testament. As witness my hand this fifth day of February Anno Domini one thousand eight hundred and sixty four. Alice her X mark Nowlan (LS) Signed sealed published and declared by the said testatrix as and for her last will and testament in presence of us who in her presence and in presence of each other have hereunto set our hands as witnesses having been first read over and explained to the said testatrix, Richard Howley. Robt. J. Kent.