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 3 page 218 probate year 1871
|Will of William Carter|
William Carter deceased.
In the name of God Amen, I William Carter of Ship Island Greenspond, Bonavista Bay, Planter, being of sound mind and memory but weak in body do make this my last will & Testament in which I bequeath to my wife Mary Ann Carter to hold as long as she remains a widow, my share of all the property held jointly by Fredric James Carter my second son and myself, viz: A House garden ground & fishing room & stage & flake in our own use; a house in the occupation of Mr. Long with garden attached a house & shop two stores two wharves and a garden in the occupation of Mr. Smallwood, together with our fore & aft schooner “Mary Green” & all twines, lines, nets & whatever I die possessed of (the said Mary Ann Carter I do make my sole executrix) to be held for her own and the children’s benefit, Ship Island, Aug. 24th 1870.
Signed William Carter. The above was read over and signed in our presence whose names are attached, Wm. Lang, John Goodacre Cragg, Incumbent of Greenspond.
D. M. Browning