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 Margaret Byrne from Newfoundland will books volume 4 page 22 probate year 1879
Margaret Byrne deceased.
This is the last will and testament of me Margaret Byrne of St. Johnís Newfoundland Widow do this sixteenth day of August Anno Domini one thousand eight hundred and seventy eight make and publish this my last will and testament in manner following that is to say I give and bequeath to my sister Ann Croke all my personal estate, and whatever amount of money that may be coming to me as my share or proportion of the estate of my late husband William Byrne of Saint Johnís aforesaid Planter deceased first to the payment of my just debts and funeral expenses and the balance whatever it may be I request shall be given to the Revd Father Delaney for Masses for the repose of my soul and I do appoint my said sister Ann Croke executrix to this my last will and testament In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal at Saint Johnís aforesaid the day and year first above written. Margaret her X mark Byrne (LS) Signed sealed published and declared by the testator as and for her last will and testament in the presence of us and in the presence of each other have subscribed our names as witnesses thereto (first read over & explained) John Preston. Rob. R. Holden.