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 293-294 probate year 1872
|Will of Charlotte Percy|
In re CHARLOTTE PERCY DECEASED.This is the last will and testament of me Charlotte Percy of St. Johnís Widow of the late Captain William Percy.
First, I give and bequeath to my sister Elizabeth Roberts of St. Johnís Spinster all my landed property or the share of such property to which I am entitled and of which I shall die possessed.
Secondly I give and bequeath to my father-in-law Captain Moses Percy all the goods and chattels hereafter mentioned namely one bed bedding and bolster blankets and a quilt, six light cane-bottomed chairs and a rocking chair one dining (extension) table. I also give and bequeath to my said father-in-law the sum of twenty pounds to be paid out of such moneys as I shall die possessed of.
Thirdly All the residue and remainder of my goods and chattels money securities and estate whatsoever I give and bequeath to my sister Elizabeth Roberts.
Fourthly I appoint James J. Rogerson Esquire of St. Johnís, Merchant, the sole executor of this my last will and testament. In witness whereof I have hereunto subscribed my hand at St. Johnís aforesaid this eleventh day of July Anno Domini eighteen hundred and seventy two.
Charlotte Percy. Signed published and declared by the said Charlotte Percy as and for her last will and testament in the presence of us who in the presence of the said testatrix and of each other have subscribed our names as witnesses hereto, Elizth Palfrey, A.J.W. McNeily.
D. M. Browning