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Transcribed by Judy Benson & Ivy Benoit. While I have endeavored to be as correct as humanly possible, there could be some typographical errors

Newfoundland will books volume 9 pages 128-129 probate year 1910

Will of Martin Murphy

In re: MARTIN MURPHY DECEASED

This is the last will and testament of me Martin Murphy of St. Johnís in the Island of Newfoundland laborer

First. I direct that my executor hereinafter named will first pay my just debts funeral and testamentary expenses

Secondly:- I devise and bequeath unto my son William the eastern half of my property situate on Water St. West in the town of St. Johnís aforesaid the said half being bounded on the East by a lane on the west by my land and premises at present in the occupancy of one Jabez Ridout the western boundary being continued from the Eastern wall of the house occupied by the said Jabez Ridout down to the river which river is the southern boundary and on the north by Water Street west ------

Thirdly I devise and bequeath unto my son Daniel the western half of my property situate on Water St. West in the town of St. Johnís aforesaid the said half being bounded on the west by property of one Nevin and also by property of one Curtis, on the east by the property already devised to my son William in the second paragraph herein on the south by the river and on the north by Water St. West

Fourthly I hereby appoint Michael Bambrick of St. Johnís aforesaid Road Inspector sole executor of this my last will and testament.

Fifthly. I hereby revoke all testamentary dispositions heretofore made by me. In witness whereof I have hereunto my hand subscribed by making my mark at St. Johnís aforesaid this thirteenth day of April Anno Domini one thousand nine hundred and five Martin his x mark Murphy Signed by the testator by making his mark as and for his last will and testament in the presence of us who in his presence at his request and in the presence of each other have hereunto subscribed our names as witnesses the same having been first read over and explained M. Bambrick J J McCarthy

Certified correct,
D. M. Browning
Registrar
(Listed in the margin next to this will the following) Fiat Aug 4/10 Johnson J. Probate Aug 6/10 granted to Michael Bambrick Estate sworn at $2024.00

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