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 pages 302-303 probate year 1873
|Will of Catherine Curran|
In re CATHERINE CURRAN: DECEASED.In the name of God Amen. I Catherine Curran of Saint Johnís Nwfdland widow of perfect mind and and memory of body and knowing that it appointed for all men to die do make and ordain this my last will and testament that is to say principally and first of all I give my soul to Almighty God who made it and gave it and my body I commend to the earth to be buried in decent Christian burial at the discretion of my executors expecting to receive again by the mighty power of God- And as touching such worldly property I am possessed of the same in following I mean to dispose of in this manner and form First I give to Bridget my youngest daughter that brick house Duckworth Street opposite the old Garrison leading to Signal Hill, like wise all the furniture it contains and to be given after her death to Catharine and Bridget Kehoe, said Bridget my daughterís children- Also I give to my daughter Mary Walsh that house Mr. Parsons built at Queens Bridge leading to the Cove calld Portugal Cove during her natural life and after her demise I bequeath it and the land attached to it to my grandchildren James and Mary Ann Kehoe, this and no other is my last will and testament made this twenty fourth of October in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and fifty four-
Catherine her X mark Curran (LS) Signed sealed published and declared in the presence of the undersigned (having been first read over and explained)
J. Shea, M.D. Robt R. W. Lilly.
D. M. Browning