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 584 probate year 1878.

Will of Margaret Whelan


In the name of God Amen this eighth day of February in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and seventy six. I Margaret Whelan of Saint Johnís Newfoundland widow of the late Robert Whelan of St. Johnís aforesaid being through the blessing of God in a sound state of mind and memory but calling to mind the frail tenure of this life and that it is appointed for all once to die I do make and ordain this my last will and testament in the following manner that is I give and bequeath to James Croak of Saint Johnís aforesaid that piece of ground left to me by my husband Robt Whelan situate on the south side of Saint Johnís Riverhead containing about one acre and the two houses thereon and also half the house now occupied by James Power and separated from the two houses aforesaid by only five or six feet together with all my household goods and effects belonging to me and I do hereby utterly disallow annul and revoke all and every other former wills and testaments ratifying and confirming this and no other to be my last will & testament in witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal the day and year above written

Margaret her X mark Whelan. Signed sealed and delivered in presence of us the subscribers, John Dalton, James Walsh Joseph his X mark Mullowney. .

Certified correct,
D. M. Browning

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