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|
In re: WILLIAM CODNEY. DECEASED.
I William Coady farmer and Fishermen of the Torbay Road District of St. John's East
sound mind, memory and understanding, do make my last will and testament in manner and
First. I give, devise and bequeath to my son William Codey his heirs and
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
runs into his own yard on the west by the Main Road.
Second, I give devise and bequeath
my said son William Codey Eight acres of woodland more or less situated at the Pine river
bounded on the west by James Codey on the east also it is adjoining the residue of a
lot the remaining part is adjoining the homestead to have and to hold the same together
Dwelling House, Barn and all other appurtenance One horse, Two cows.
Third. I hearby
my son William Codey Sole Executor of this my last will directing him to pay all
expenses and burial and eight masses after my decease.
In witness whereof I hereunto set
hand and seal the day and year mentioned A.D. 1916 March 9th. [sgd] William his X mark
Sr. [sgd] Will Codey Jr.
Signed sealed published and acknowledged by the said William
Sr. as and for his last will and testament in the presence of us who in his presence and
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)
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