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 401 probate year 1875.
|Will of John McGrath|
In re JOHN McGRATH. DECEASED.The last will & declaration of John McGrath. I John McGrath (Publican) of St. John's Newfoundland in the full & perfect use of all my senses & faculties do wish my undersigned executor to have my property disposed of in the following manner: 1st All property possessed by my wife, before, & at the time of my marriage with her, I declare to be hers & do hereby leave her in as full possession of it as when I married her. 2nd I possessed about one hundred & fifty pounds when married to the widow Farrell my p resent wife Of this sum after expenses incurred by sickness, funeral &c. &c. are paid off I leave to my said wife Bridget McGrath whatever shall remain to be disposed of by her as she may deem best for the good of my soul. I appoint as my executor the very Reverend Thomas B. McGrath Admr St. John's.
Signed John McGrath. Witnesses, Rev. John Ryan, James Wilson, June 16th 1875.
D. M. Browning