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 Durney from Newfoundland will books volume 2 page 572 probate year 1865

In re
          John Durney deceased.

In the name of God Amen the fourteenth day of October one thousand eight hundred and sixty one.     I John Dourney of the city of Saint Johnís Newfoundland Fisherman being sick and weak of body but of perfect mind and memory thanks be given unto unto God therefore calling unto mind the mortality of the body knowing that it is appointed unto all men once to die do make this my last will and testament that is to say principally and first of all I give and recommend my soul into the hands of Almighty God that gave it and my body I recommend to the earth to be buried at the discretion of my executors First I give and bequeath unto Anastasia my dearly beloved wife (after paying all debts dues ama) all my entire property that is to say lands tenements goods chattels and sixty two pounds in the Union Bank and one hundred and fifty five pounds nineteen shillings and six pence in the Savings Bank     I also constitute make and appoint Thomas Donoghue and Robert Arroll my sole executors of this my last will and testament     In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal.     John his X mark Durney (LS)     Witness, Thomas Donoghue,     Robert Arroll.

Certified correct,
D. M. Browning

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