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 12 page 356 probate year 1923
|Will of Mary Drew|
In re MARY DREW. DECEASED.I Mary Drew of Bay Bulls Widow of James Drew do make publish and declare this as and for my last will and testament hereby revoking all other and former wills. I appoint Archibald Williams of Bay Bulls Fisherman to be the Executor of this my will directing him as soon as possible after my death to pay my just debts funeral and testamentary expenses. I give devise and bequeath to my Executor all my right and title and interest in and to that piece of land now occupied by me with dwelling and outhouses thereon together with all my household furniture and effects directing him soon as possible after my death to sell by Public Auction said land dwelling and outhouses with household furniture and effects and after deducting all expenses in connection therewith to give the balance to the Parish Priest for Masses for the repose of the souls of my Husbands, Ch ildren and Myself. I give devise and bequeath unto my Executor the sum of One Hundred and Forty five Dollars now in my house directing him immediately after my death to pay my funeral and other expenses and give the balance left to the Parish Priest for the repose of my soul. The rest residue and remainder of all property of which I may die possessed I give devise and bequeath unto my Executor directing him to sell same and expend the proceeds in Masses for the repose of my soul.
In Witness Whereof I have hereunto subscribed my hand at Bay Bulls this 8th day of March A. D. 1923. MARY her X mark DREW
Signed Published and Declared by the said Testatrix as and for her last will and testament in our presence who in her presence at her request and in the presence of each other have hereunto subscribed our names as Witnesses. Thoms G. Williams James Brien.
William F. Lloyd
(Listed in the Margin next to this will the following
Probate granted to Archibald Williams.
Estate sworn at $465.00