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 Edmond Power from Newfoundland will books volume 4 page 119 probate year 1881
Edmond Power deceased.
In the name of God Amen I Edmond Power of St. Johnís Publican do make and publish this as and for my last will and testament I direct that all my lawful debts shall be first paid- I will and direct that forty pounds shall be paid to Father John Ryan of St. Patricks in this town for distribution amongst the poor of the parish of Dunhill this amount to be remitted to the parish priest of that place- To Ellen daughter of James Harney of St. Marys in this colony I give and bequeath twenty pounds. To my wife I give and bequeath the house in which I live and all my furniture stock in trade and effects whatsoever and wheresoever situate. I direct that twenty pounds be paid to Father Scott towards the completion of St. Patricks Church. To Father Scott I give and bequeath ten pounds. I direct that my executor hereinafter named shall have an annual High Mass said for the repose of my soul. To the Orphanage of Belvidere I give and bequeath twenty pounds. I nominate and appoint my wife Honora executrix of this my will and revoke all former wills by me made. Edmond his X mark Power. Signed by the said testator in our presence this twelfth day of December Anno Domini 1880. Robert J. Kent, Michael Tobin.