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Avalon South Region ~ St. John's District

St. John's - Will of Catherine (Fox) Henderson (1893)
This will was read, recorded and transcribed by SUSAN SNELGROVE, December 1998. While I have endeavored to be as correct as humanly possible, there could be some typographical errors.

Will of Catherine (Fox) Henderson 1893

This is the Last Will and Testament of me, Catherine Henderson of Saint Johnís, Widow.

First I give and bequeath to my daughter Elizabeth Loughlan Six shares in the Union Bank of Newfoundland.

Second I give and devise to my said daughter Elizabeth Loughlan the cottage situate in the town of Harbour Grace and lately in the occupancy of one Wilson and also the House situate on Water Street in the Town of Harbour Grace aforesaid and at present in the occupancy of one Richard Lakey together with all gardens lands and appurtenances to the said cottage and house belonging or appertaining.

Third I give and devise all other my lands and houses situate in Harbour Grace aforesaid to my sons James Hector Henderson and John Henderson as tenants in common.

Fourth I give and bequeath to the Reverend Charles OíNeill of Saint Johnís the sum of Twenty dollars and I will and direct that a further sum of Twenty dollars be paid to the said Charles OíNeill for masses for the repose of my soul.

I hereby revoke and annul all former and other wills and testamentary dispositions by me at any time made or executed and declare this to be my last will and testament. I appoint my said son John Henderson Executor of this will.

Witness my hand at St. Johnís this 25th day of February, A.D. 1893.

Signed, published and declared by the said )
Testatrix as and for her last will and testament )
In our presence who at her request in her presence )
And in the presence of each other have hereunto )


Subscribed our names as witnesses )

W.O.D. Kelly

W.S. Wood

This will signed on February 25, 1893

Value of Estate: $6,500.00

© 2001 Susan Snelgrove and Stephen Baker