Transcribed by Judy Benson
While I have endeavored to be as correct as humanly possible, there could be some typographical errors
Newfoundland will books volume 2 page 148 probate year 1853
|Will of Henry Quinton|
Henry Quinton deceased
In the name of God Amen. I Henry Quinton of Red Clift Island Bonavista Bay Planter being of perfect health of body of perfect mind and memory thanks be given unto God calling unto mind the mortality of my body and knowing that it is appointed unto all men once to die do make and ordain this my last will and testament that is to say principally and first of all I give and recommend my soul into the hand of Almighty God that gave it and my body I recommend to the earth to be buried in a decent Christian burials at the discretion of my executors nothind doubting but at the general resurrection I shall receive the same again by the mighty power of God and as touching such worldly estates wherewith it has pleased God to bless me in this life I give and demise and dispose of the same in the following manner first I leave to my brother Charles Quinton all my lands goods houses moneys and effects at his disposal to give what part of the same to my brothers as he himself shall think fit and I do likewise constitute make and ordain my brother Charles Quinton the sole executor of this my last will and testament all and singular my lands goods houses moneys and effects to be disposed of as he shall think proper and if my wife Mary Quinton should survive me I do leave her wholy dependent on my brother Charles Quinton to give her support or withhold as he shall think proper or she may deserve
I do hereby utterly disallow revoke and disannul all and every other former testament will legacies bequests and executors by me in any wise before named willed and bequeathed ratifying and confirming this and no other to be my last will and testament in witness whereof I have set my hand and seal this day Sept. 16 one thousand eight hundred and forty four.
Henry his X mark Quinton (LS)
Signed sealed published pronounced and declared by the said Henry Quinton as his last will and testament in his presence and in the presence of each other who have hereto subscribed our names.
Witnesses, John Skiffington, Jolif Quinton his X mark
D. M. Browning