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

Newfoundland will books Volume 11 pages 55 and 56 probate year 1918.

Will of William Codney


I William Coady farmer and Fishermen of the Torbay Road District of St. John's East being of sound mind, memory and understanding, do make my last will and testament in manner and form following.

First. I give, devise and bequeath to my son William Codey his heirs and assigns forever; Three acres of clear land more or less abbutted and bounded as follows North by Thomas Codey, South on the east and west portions of that line by James Codey and in the centre runs into his own yard on the west by the Main Road.

Second, I give devise and bequeath unto my said son William Codey Eight acres of woodland more or less situated at the Pine river road bounded on the west by James Codey on the east also it is adjoining the residue of a twenty acre lot the remaining part is adjoining the homestead to have and to hold the same together with my Dwelling House, Barn and all other appurtenance One horse, Two cows.

Third. I hearby appoint my son William Codey Sole Executor of this my last will directing him to pay all testatory expenses and burial and eight masses after my decease.

In witness whereof I hereunto set my hand and seal the day and year mentioned A.D. 1916 March 9th. [sgd] William his X mark Codey Sr. [sgd] Will Codey Jr.

Signed sealed published and acknowledged by the said William Codey Sr. as and for his last will and testament in the presence of us who in his presence and at his request and in the presence of each other have subscribed our names hereunto as witnesses thereof. [Sgd] John Roche [sgd] Patrick Ryan

Correct Charles H. Emerson
Registrar of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland.

(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)

Fiat Dec 28/17 Kent J. Probate Jan 8/18 granted to Wm. Codey Estate sworn at $700.00

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