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 Elizabeth Murphy from Newfoundland will books volume 4 page 302 probate year 1884
Elizabeth Murphy deceased.
This is the last will and testament of me Elizabeth Murphy of Caseyís Lane in the town of St. Johnís widow of the late Joseph Murphy. I give devise and bequeath unto my daughter Agnes Murphy the dwelling house containing two tenements situate in Caseyís Lane aforesaid and at present occupied by my tenants James Roberts and Thomas Power- I also bequeath to my said daughter Agnes one round table one rocking chair, one Washstand one set bed and bedding nine pictures all my glassware and half of my cooking utensils- I give devise and bequeath unto my grandson Joseph Edward Murphy the downstairs tenement occupied by me together with the garden attached to dwelling house- To my granddaughter Mary Elizabeth Murphy I give devise and bequeath the upstairs tenement of the house in which I now reside In the event of either of my said grandchildren dying before attaining the age of twenty one years his or her share is to go to the survivor To my daughter-in-law Lizzie Murphy widow of my late son Martin Murphy I bequeath my kitchen furniture and half of my cooking utensils- I appoint Captain John Dunn and Edward Doyle both of St. Johnís executors of this my last will. St. Johnís May 6th 1884. Eliza J. Murphy. Signed by the said Elizabeth Murphy as and for her last will and testament in the presence of us who in her presence at her request and in the presence of each other have hereunto subscribed our names as witnesses, John P. Dunne, Edward Doyle.