Transcribed by Judy Benson
While I have endeavored to be as correct as humanly possible, there could be some typographical errors
Newfoundland will books volume 3 page 319 probate year 1873.
|Will of James Power|
In re JAMES POWER: DECEASED.In the name of God Amen. I James Power of Saint Johnís in the Island of Newfoundland Cooper do make the following as and for my last will and testament.
First I will and desire that my executors herein after named shall out of my moneys and effects pay all lawful debts due by me at my decease.
Second. I give and bequeath my son John my dwelling house & tenements cooperage stock & all the moveable property belong to me & to his heirs after his death.
Thirdly I bequeath to myself for the good of my soul twenty five pounds currency five pounds for Masses, three pounds to the Society of the Bd Virgin one pound to the Society of the Sacred Heart & one pound to the Sacred Heart for my dear wife Margret Fifteen pounds to Mrs. Vincent Nugent for the orphan children.
Forthly I bequeath in the care of my son John one hundred pounds for the support of my son Michael for no other use but to support & clothe him as he see him require it. I bequeath all the money belong to me after the funeral expenses & the money I left for the good of my soul & the hundred pounds to my son Michael to my son John & his heirs I do appoint Clement Carew Cooper of St. Johnís & Wm. Murray Constable of St. Johnís my executors of my last will & testament.
Clement Carew, Witness Revd John Conway, Revd John Scott. William Murray. St. Johnís September 20, 1867.
Sigd by me James Power all former wills to be cancelled, James Power.
Witness, Revd John Conway, Revd John Scott.
D. M. Browning