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Transcribed by GEOFF MARTIN. While I have endeavored to be as correct as humanly possible, there could be some typographical errors

The following is another transcription under the spelling of Henneberry William Henneberry

Will of William Hennebury
Four page item from the Supreme Court of Newfoundland
Obtained July 2004

Page One:

1866
Estate of William Henneberry
late of St. Johnís
in the Central District
deceased.
Administration to Elizabeth Henneberry
of St. Johnís aforesaid
dated the 2nd day of April 1866.
Estate sworn under $120.
Entered in P.R. Vol 3 Folio 550

Page two

Supreme Court -
To the Honorable Hugh W. Hoyles, Chief Justice, and others the Honorable the Assistant Judges of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland

The Petition of Elizabeth Henneberry of Saint Johnís Widow Humbly Sheweth:

That the late William Henneberry late of Saint Johnís, Yeoman, died on or about the 13th day of April 1864 having previously made his last Will and Testament in writing by which he bequeathed all his land goods chattels and effects to your Petitioner Ė That said Will was deposited and proven? in common form in the Office of the Chief Clerk and Registrar of this Honorable Court.

That his executor was named therein Ė That Testator left no children him surviving and the value of his Estate is about one hundred Dollars.

Page three

Petitioner therefore prays that Letters of Administration with said Will annexed to said Estate may be granted to her and for which as in duty bound she will ever pray ----

Saint Johnís Elizabeth Henneberry LS

Mar: 27th 1866

Supreme Court

St. Johnís Elizabeth Henneberry of Saint Johnís, widow, maketh oath and saith -that

To wit the contents of the foregoing Petition are correct and true to the best of the deponents knowledge and belief,

Sworn at St. Johnís
this 27 day of March Elizabeth Henneberry LS
A. D. 1866 before me
J. T. Wood (unsure of the first two initials)
Commír Affts

Page four

In the Name of God Amen

I William Henneberry a Native of Newfoundland and now residing on the Freshwater Road St. Johnís Newfoundland do make this my last Will and Testament.

Imprimis I bequeath my Soul to the Mercy of my Creator and my body to be disposed of after my death as my Wife and Brother may think fit and proper.

Item, I bequeath to my Wife Elizabeth late Foley, all my Interest in the Farm and premises that descended to me from my Father, as well as Goods Monies debts or Notes or any other Chattels, of which I may die possessed for her sole use and benefit - As Witness my hand in Freshwater aforesaid this 2nd. day of April Eighteen hundred & Sixty four 1864

Present

John Roche LS William Hannabarry LS
??? Neil LS William Foley LS

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