Transcribed by Judy Benson
While I have endeavored to be as correct as humanly possible, there could be some typographical errors
Newfoundland volume 3 pages 151-152 probate year 1870.
|Will of Honora Travess|
In re HONORA TRAVESS. DECEASED.The Last Will & Testament of Honora Travess In the name of God Amen the twenty ninth day of May A.D. 1866. I Honora Travess of Horse Cove in the Island of Newfoundland Widow being very sick and weak of body but of perfect mind and memory thanks be given unto God do make and publish this my last will and testament that is to say: I give and bequeath to my son Richard Travess by his deceased father's consent my dwelling house, outhouses and cellar flake and stage and all the land belonging to said dwelling house, also one horse, three cows and one heifer. Said Richard Travess to occupy said property after my decease and that the said Richard Travess shall give his sisters Mary and Elizabeth Travess a heifer calf to each and shall allow each of them a home until such time as they will be married and settled down in life. Also that my sons Martin and Robert Lalor shall be allowed by son Richard Travess to occupy their dwelling houses, cellars, kitchen gardens without any debate or dispute, also the enclosure used by the said Richard Travess, Martin and Robert Lalor for their pigs shall continue as usual without making dividends of said enclosure.
In witness whereof, I have hereunto set my hand and seal the day and year first aforesaid. Honora her X mark Travess widow. Signed, sealed, published, pronounced and declared by the said Honora Travess, widow as her last will and testament in presence of:
John Tapp, John his X mark Squires.
D. M. Browning