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 James Malone from Newfoundland will books volume 2 page 480 probate year 1862
James Malone deceased.
St. Johnís Newfoundland Sept. 4 1862. I James Malone of St. Johnís in the Island of Newfoundland now lying sick I hereby bequeath to my wife Bridget Malone with my free will and understanding part of the houses that I built say six tenements to the west and for the support of herself and two small children and she keep them insured and she is not to sell or mortgage. I also bequeath to my son John Malone the remainder of the houses that is twelve tenements to east end by doctor Renouf eighty pounds of mortgage due of them and by paying twenty five shillings yearly for his brothers schooling during five or six years and by paying Father Byrne fifty shillings a year during the term of the lease for Masses for the repose of my sole and the ground that is not occupied my son John Malone is to have it also. Given from under my hand this day September 4, 1862. James his X mark Malone. Witness, John Tynan, he is to keep them insured.