Transcribed by Judy Benson & Ivy Benoit. While I have endeavored to be as correct as humanly possible, there could be some typographical errors

Newfoundland will books volume 8 page 493 probate year 1908

Will of Theresa Curtis


This is the last will and Testament of me Theresa Curtis of Salmonier this day September sixteenth in the year of our Lord nineteen hundred and eight

I bequeath to Rev Dr. Howley the sum of fifty dollars for St. Joseph’s Church Salmonier also for Masses for myself sister Jane Father and Mother fifty dollars to Rev. J Gough for Masses the sum of thirty dollars to my brother Stephen fifty dollars to my niece Lucy Savage fifty dollars to my niece Deborah Nolan twenty dollars to Mary Bernard Curtiss twenty dollars to my Brother William Curtiss twenty dollars to Rev Stephen O’Driscoll St. Mary’s twenty dollars for Masses for myself sister Jane and husband to St. Joseph alter society twenty dollars the remainder eighty-six dollars and seventy-five cents go for my burial head stone and Railings also to Rev J Gough my bed and bedding to my niece Margaret Bonia my best dress Mantle 1 pr. Boots

(sgd) Theresa Curtis Signed in presence of folowing witnesses Bridget Gough (sgd) Lucy Savage (sgd) Stephen Curtis

Certified correct, D. M. Browning Registrar
(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
Fiat Nov 27/08 Emerson J. adm C.t.a. Nov 30/08 granted to Lucy Savage Sureties John Savage Michael Michael Donnelly

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