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 Catherine McGrath from Newfoundland will books volume 4 page 203 probate year 1882
Catherine McGrath deceased.
In the name of God Amen. I Catherine McGrath of St. Johnís Spinster do make publish and declare this as and for my last will and testament. I direct that all my just debts funeral and testamentary expenses shall be first paid- To my nephew Edward Joseph Murphy I give and bequeath the sum of one hundred pounds currency To my nephew Thomas Joseph Murphy I give and bequeath the sum of one hundred and fifty pounds currency- To my nephew James Joseph Murphy I give and bequeath the sum of one hundred pounds currency All the rest residue and remainder of my property and effects of every kind I give and bequeath to my sister Anne Murphy for her use and benefit during her lifetime and from and after her decease the same shall go to and be the property of her three sons Edward Joseph, Thomas Joseph and James Joseph in equal proportions amongst them- I nominate and appoint my said nephew Thomas Joseph Murphy executor of this my will and revoke all wills by me heretofore made- Dated at St. Johnís this 29th day of April 1881. Catherine her X mark McGrath. Signed by the said testatrix in our presence as and for her last will and testament the same having been first read over to and been approved of by her, Robert J. Kent, Patrick Coonan.