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 2 page 318 probate year 1858.

Will of John Carrol


This name is spelled Carrol in the will and Carroll in the wills index.

I John Carrol of Ferryland in the Island of Newfoundland Carpenter being now sick but of sound mind do will and bequeath whatever money and property I may die possessed of in the following manner to my sister Ellenor Carrol alias Curran I will and bequeath all my landed property which I have purchased lately from Thomas Lahey of this place to the Revd Father Murphy pastor of this Parish I bequeath the sum of fifteen pounds (cy) for the benifit of my soul and the souls of my disceased parents and sisters to the Revrd Father Brennan I bequeath the sum of seven pounds (cy) for the same purpose which the Revrd Father Murphy is to give him out of the above sum of fifteen pounds bequeathed to him to the Presentation Convent in the course of erection in this harbour I bequeath the sum of ten pounds together with my subscription of three pounds for this year whatever else of money or chattels will so remain after my interment I bequeath to my aforesaid sister and family

Given under my hand and seal this 30th day of December 1857 I appoint James Kelly Cooper of this harbour my executor to this my last will and testament,

John Carroll (LS) Witness, James Kelly.

Certified correct,
D. M. Browning

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