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 241 probate year 1872.

Will of Patrick Forristall


This name is spelled Forrestal and Forrestall in the will and Forrestall in the will index.

In the name of God Amen. I Patrick Forristal of Saint John’s in the Island of Newfoundland Butcher being of perfect sound mind and memory do make this my last will and testament in manner following that is to say first and principally of all I give and recommend my soul into the hands of Almighty God that gave it and the interment of my body I leave to the discretion of my executrix and as touching such worldly estate wherewith it has pleased God to bless me with in this life I give, bequeath and dispose of the same in the following manner and form, I give and bequeath to my beloved wife Ann Forristal the house I now occupy with all furniture beds and bedding and goods therein with all moneys and all other property that I may be possessed of at the time of my death, I also request that my funeral expenses and all other lawful debts due by me at the time of my death shall be paid as soon as possible after my interment, and I hereby nominate and appoint my beloved wife Ann Forristal sole executrix to this my last will and testament, hereby declaring null and void all other wills, legacies and bequests by me heretofore made, ratifying this and no other to be my last will and testament. In witness whereof I the said Patrick Forristal have hereunto set my hand and seal at Saint John’s aforesaid this twenty-fifth day of July one thousand eight hundred and seventy-one-

Patric his X mark Forristal (LS) Witnesseth William M. Blake. Edward O’Flaherty.

Certified correct,
D. M. Browning

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