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 Martin Carew from Newfoundland will books volume 2 pages 582-583 probate year 1865

In re
         Martin Carew deceased.

In the name of God Amen.     I Martin Carey of the South side of Saint Johnís in the Island of Newfoundland Cooper do make publish and declare the following to be my last will and testament.     First I give and bequeath unto my daughter Elizabeth Carey the sum of two hundred dollars Newfoundland currency Second I give and bequeath unto my daughter Mary Casey the sum of one hundred and sixty dollars Newfoundland currency aforesaid.     Third, I give and bequeath unto my son Philip Carey my gold chain.     Fourth, I give and bequeath unto my son Michael Carey my silver watch.     Fifth, I give and bequeath unto my daughter Mary Carey (besides the bequest aforesaid) my own bed, bedstead and bedding.     Sixth, I give devise and bequeath all other property of every description whatsoever unto my children Elizabeth, Mary, Philip, Martin, Michael, Anne (married to Captain James Heffernan), Edward, Bridget (married to William Johnston) Alice, (married to Thomas Nichols) share and share alike- Seventh, I hereby nominate and appoint Captain Philip Cleary sole executor of this my last will and testament Lastly I annul all former wills by me made or executed.- In witness whereof I have hereunto my hand and seal subscribed and set at Saint Johnís aforesaid this twenty second day of June Anno Domini one thousand eight hundred and sixty five.     Martin Carew Signed published and declared by the said Martin Carey as and for his last will and testament in presence of us and each of us and who have at his request subscribed our names as witnesses in his presence, M.J. OíMara, Luke Murphy.

Certified correct,
D. M. Browning

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