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 7 page 414 probate
|Will of Charles Mercer|
|The last will of Charles Mercer late
of Bay Roberts Fisherman deceased.
In the name of God Amen I Charles J. Mercer of Saml Bay Roberts being now very weak in body but sound in mind maketh this my last will and Testament that is to say as follows I give and bequeath to my beloved wife Patience Mercer the dwelling house I now occupy with all household effects and surrounding gardens The gardens known as the Hill Garden I give to my sons Charles and Eli. Eli is to have one quarter the remaining three quarters to be Charles. the property at Bears Cove is to equally divided in three parts, between Eli Charles and Nathan Mercer my sons, the place Eli now occupies is to be his, the property at Shears two gardens one on the north side of the road is for Nathan and the garden on the south is to be equally divided between Charles and Eli the out houses and cellar is to be Nathans with dwelling house & effects and surrounding gardens mentioned above after my said wife’s Patience Mercer decease.
In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand & seal this 22nd day of July A.D. one thousand nine hundred and four.
Charles his X mark Mercer (LS)
signed sealed and delivered after being read in our presence and in the presence of each other as witnesses
Wm. Parsons WH Geo Purcell.
I certify the foregoing to be a correct copy of the last will of Charles Mercer deceased.
D. M. Browning
(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
the 31st day
of March AD
1905 to Patience