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
Obtained July 2004
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.
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
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
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 1864Present
John Roche LS William Hannabarry LS