Transcribed by Judy Benson

While I have endeavored to be as correct as humanly possible, there could be some typographical errors

Newfoundland will books volume 3 page 447 probate year 1875.

Will of Anastatia St. John


In the name of God, Amen. I Anastatia St. John do make and declare this to be my last will and testament and bequeath as follows To my son the Revd. John St. John three Government debentures amounting to eight thousand four hundred dollars To my daughter Johannah Howley the two brick dwelling houses situate in Duckworth Street and at present in the occupancy of Messrs. Pitts and Toussaint. Out of the amount of the policy of insurance on my life I desire that the following sums be paid viz To Mrs. Mary and Johannah Howley two hundred pounds each, to my son Francis one hundred pounds to the Orphanage at Belvidere one hundred pounds to the Society of St. Vincent de Paul fifty pounds to the Ladies Society of St. Vincent de Paul fifty pounds to my son Francis the house and premises situate on Duckworth Street now in the occupancy of Doctor Simms as tenant, my dwelling house, bakery and all the adjoining premises together with my stock in trade furniture and all the residue of my goods and chattels of which I am no or may hereafter be possessed, my shares in the Union and Commercial Banks with all interests or profits accruing thereon and I hereby appoint him my sole executor to this my last will and testament- Dated at Saint Johnís this 4th day of December one thousand eight hundred and seventy five.

A. St. John, Witnessed by us, T. S. Dwyer, John Dunn.

Certified correct,
D. M. Browning

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