Transcribed by Judy Benson
While I have endeavored to be as correct as humanly possible, there could be some typographical errors
Newfoundland will volume 2 pages 250-251 probate year 1857
|Will of Sarah Harris|
In re SARAH GILL HARRIS: DECEASED.This is the last will of me Sarah Gill Harris of St. Johnís Spinster I give and devise to my sister Hannah Carnell of St. Johnís Widow and to Sarah Ann the wife of Charles Collyer and their heirs (as tenants in common) the house and garden and twenty feet of the meadow which I now occupy- the remaining part of the said meadow with the house occupied by Nicholas Ward and Thomas Morrissey I give and devise to Jessie daughter of Richard and Elizabeth Kendall and her heirs for ever,- the houses and gardens occupied by Burke and Aylward and the small house and garden occupied by Mary Terry I give and devise to my niece Mary Jane Carnell and her heirs for ever The houses and gardens held by Ann Aylward and Robert Edy(?) I give and devise to my niece Hannah Jane Carnell and her heirs for ever held by me in Government debentures I dispose of as follows- One hundred pounds thereof to my nephew John Joseph Carnell and the other hundred pounds thereof to my sister Hannah Carnell. The nine shares held by me in the stock of the St. Johnís Gas Light Company I give and beneath to my nephew Samuel George Carnell, the same to be in lieu and discharge of all monies now due and owing by me to him. I appoint the said Samuel George Carnell sole executor of this my will.
Sarah Gill her X mark Harris.
Signed, published and declared by the said testatrix as her last will in our presence who, in his presence, have hereto subscribed our names at St. Johnís this 27th day of February A.D. 1856 having been previously read over and explained to testatrix,
Hugh W. Hoyles, Chas. H. Simms.
D. M. Browning