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 Sarah Carter from Newfoundland will books volume 4 page 33 probate year 1879
Sarah Carter deceased.
This is the last will of me Sarah Carter of St. Johnís, widow, of Robert Carter Esqr late of Ferryland, deceased. I give & bequeath all my property, real & personal & wheresoever situate to my executor hereinafter named & his heirs in trust to pay assign & appropriate the same equally amongst my children Eliza Hoyles, Robert Carter, Fanny Randell, Mary McLea & James Carter to the several use of them & their heirs for ever. I direct that the shares of my married daughters shall be for their sole & separate use & not subject to either the debts or control of their respective husbands. I appoint my son Robert my executor. Signed & published by the said testatrix at St. Johnís this twenty-seventh day of September A.D. 1866, in our presence who in her presence have hereunto subscribed our names as witnesses at the same time. Sarah Carter. John Skeoch. George Simms.