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 582 probate year 1878.

Will of Lawrence Burke


In the name of God Amen. I Lawrence Burke of Saint Johnís in the Island of Newfoundland Yeoman do make and declare this to be my last will and testament hereby making void all former wills by me made or executed- I give and bequeath unto my wife Mary Burke all that piece or parcel of ground situate on the west side of the Kings Road and my interest in houses on the east side of Kings Road aforesaid and all other property of every description whatsoever and wheresoever situate for her absolute use and to be disposed of as she may direct I appoint my said wife sole executrix of this my last will and testament In witness whereof I have hereunto my hand and seal subscribed and set at St. Johnís this 7th day of January A.D. 1878

Lawrence his X mark Burke (LS) Signed by affixing his mark sealed published and declared by said Laurence Burke as and for his last will and testament in presence of us and each of us who have hereunto subscribed our names as witnesses- (being first read over and explained) John Power, Patrick Burke.

Certified correct,
D. M. Browning

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