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 John Cahil from Newfoundland will books volume 4 page 94 probate year 1880
John Cahil deceased.
This is the last will and testament of me John Cahil of St. Johnís in the Island of Newfoundland Farmer I bequeath to my wife Ellen all the furniture and other household effects which shall at my decease be in or about my dwelling house for her sole and absolute use and benefit. I bequeath to John Morris who is at present living with me all my right title and interest in the house and land appertaining thereto in which I now reside also a field containing about one half acre of cleared land situate at the junction of the road running to the north of land in the occupation of James Weir and of the Newtown Road also my horse cow cart harness and similar gear of which I may be possessed at the time of my decease for and in consideration of his services to me and for the purpose of making provision for the maintenance and support of my said wife Finally I give and devise to my son Daniel the residue of my lands estate and effects whom I hereby appoint executor of this my will. Dated at St. Johnís this twenty second day of July A.D. 1880. John his X mark Cahil. W.H. Horwood, P. Halliday, witness.