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 Bridget Kennawidge from Newfoundland will books volume 4 page 63 probate year 1880
Bridget Kennawidge deceased.
In the name of God Amen the sixth day of December one thousand eight hundred and seventy eight I Bridget Kennawidge Widow of Saint Johnís being weak in body but through the blessing of God in a sound state of mind and memory but calling to mind the frail tenure of this life and that it is appointed for all men once to die I do make and ordain this my last will and testament in the following manner that is to say I give and bequeath to my four daughters say Mary Evans, Elizabeth Shortal, Ellen Murphy and Catherine Maguire, the house which I now occupy, that is the price of said house which is to be sold after my death and the proceeds thereof to be equally divided between the four persons above mentioned and the said four persons are to contribute equally for the Masses they get for the repose of my soul. I also give and bequeath to my daughters Ellen Murphy, & Catherine Maguire one feather bed each for their own use and benefit, ratifying this and no other to be my last will and testament and in witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand & seal on the day and year above written. Bridget her X mark Kennawidge. Signed & sealed in presence of John Dalton, Samuel Walsh.