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 225 probate year 1857
|Will of Margaret Moran|
In re MARGARET MORAN. DECEASED.In the name of God Amen, This is the last will and testament of Margaret Moran widow of the late Edward Moran deceased. First, I give and bequeath all my houses land and premises wheresoever situate and all my assets and effects to my daughter Anne Moore of St. Johnís and to her assigns, free of the control of any husband she may marry subject to the following charge, that is to say, that out of the rents, issues and profits annually arising from and out of my house on the north side of Water Street in st. Johnís now occupied by William Doutney adjoining Mr. Michael Cahillís premises, my executor shall annually pay to my daughter Lucey Grimstead, wife of William Grimstead free of the control of any husband she may marry (or of her present husband) for her support and maintenance the annual sum of ten or twelve pounds currency a year during the existence of the present lease thereof which I hold, if such rents and issues of said house should be sufficient for that purpose, if not, then that she shall have and take from my said executor such annual rents arising out of said house and premises as may be realized annually therefrom, not exceeding in any case the said sum of twelve pounds currency a year during the residue of my term therein, and I give and bequeath to my said daughter Anne Moore free of the control aforesaid all my property not hereinbefore bequeathed And I do further will and declare that should my said daughter Lucy die before the expiration of my term in said leasehold house and premises the rent charge thereon bequeathed to her as aforesaid shall cease with her life and become the property of my daughter Ann Moore. I do hereby appoint William Blake of st. Johnís, Newfoundland, executor to this my will and I do revoke all other wills made by me.
As witness my hand and seal this fifteenth day of November Anno Domini one thousand eight hundred and fifty four.
Margaret her X mark Moran (LS)
Signed, sealed published and declared by Margaret Moran as and for her last will and testament the day and year last aforesaid in our presence (being first read over to Margaret Moran)
Jno. Little, John Nunan.
D. M. Browning