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 Terrence Moracy from Newfoundland will books volume 2 pages 477-478 probate year 1862.
Transcriber's Note:This name is spelled Terence and Turrance in the will and Terence in the will index.
Terence Moracy deceased.
In the name of God Amen. Newfdland I Turrance Moracy of Freshwater St. John’s, husband of Catherine Moracy, being ould unfirm and at present in a very low steate of health well knowing that it is appointed for all mortalls once to die willing therefore to settle all my temperal affears whilest it pleaseth God to speare me my natural since and reason I doth heareby mak this my last will and disalowing and braking all other will or wills by me before made but this is my present and last will & testament to stand and remain in full force and virtue of the law and first I give & bequeath my soal to God who gave it to me hopeing that my dear Savour throe his passion and suffering may have mercy on my soul Amen & my body to earth & rottiness from whince it came and all my lawfull debts to be honestly paid off & discharged & my body to receive a Christian & decent like burial And to this will I constitute & appoint my dearly beloved wife chief & sole executor to this my last will & testament to regulate the same according to the true intent & meaning there off & to her the said Catherine Moracy I will leave all & bequeath all & singular my worthly property of every description untill the children comes of age Thomas Moracy twenty six years of age then he is to get twelve acres of the land straite from the road of Allens & Bridget foure acres the same way then you have twelve or thirteen to yourself during your life & then to make it over to young Terrance & after fore or five years ye are to pay one dollar a year for Masses for himself & father sole. In witness whereof I have hereunto set my name and affix my sale this 6th day of March 1860. Signed sealed published and decleared by the testator in presence of us and we in presence of each other, Turrence his X mark Moracy- Witness present when truly read John O’Brien, John his X mark Murry.