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 Power from Newfoundland will books volume 4 page 86 probate year 1880
James Power deceased.
In the name of God Amen. This is the last will and testament of me James Power of Waterford Bridge St. John’s Farmer. I will and bequeath all that land which I own on the upper Road in the vicinity of Kilbride to my daughter Mrs. Anthony Murphy for her own sole use and benefit. I will and bequeath to Mrs. James (Ellen) Callahan wife of James Callahan Cooper the sum of forty pounds currency. I will and bequeath to the said Mrs. Callahan and my son John Power all these thirty two acres of land situate on the Heavy Tree Road and held by me under Government Grant the half part or portion of said land shall be measured off for the said Ellen Callahan fronting on the Bay Bulls Road. In the event of my said son attempting or offering to sell or mortgage said land his part or portion shall in the event go to and become the property of the said Ellen Callahan- provided such attempted sale or mortgage be to a party or person outside the family. I will and bequeath twenty pounds to Mrs. Mary Gaul. All the rest residue and remainder of my goods chattels monies and effects I will and bequeath to Mrs. Anthony Murphy for her sole use and benefit and I appoint her executrix hereof. Dated this 27th day of June A.D. 1875. James his X mark Power. Witness, Jos. I. Little, J. O’Donnell.