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 Henry Wills from Newfoundland will books volume 4 page 348 probate year 1884
Henry Wills deceased.
Know all men by these presents that I Henry Wills of Saint Johnís in the Island of Newfoundland, Carpenter, being of sound mind but in a weak state of bodily health do hereby make this my will and testament, that is to say, I do hereby bequeath demise and give to my beloved wife Harriet Wills her heirs, executors and assigns, all my household goods, furniture, stock in trade, tools, and so forth to me belonging; Also the dwelling house garden and grounds and interest in the same owned and held by me and situate in Longs Lane Saint Johnís East and numbered 21 & 23. I do also bequeath and give to said Harriet Wills her heirs executors and assigns all that piece or parcel of land and dwelling house erected thereon, situated on one Penneywell or Freshwater Road and owned and held by me and all and singular all other property or goods whatsoever now omitted to be mentioned (if any). The whole to be her lawful property and to be by her enjoyed for the natural term of her life and afterwards to whom she may will or give the same. In witness whereof I have hereunto sett my name and seal this twentieth day of November one thousand eight hundred and seventy three, being first read over to me. Henry Wills. Witnesses being first read over Henry W. Seymour, Charles N. Seymour.