Transcribed by Judy Benson & Ivy Benoit. While we have endeavored to be as correct as humanly possible, there could be some typographical errors
Will of Denis Penney from Newfoundland will books volume 4 pages 130-131 probate year 1881.
Transcriber’s Note:This name is spelled Penney and Penny in the will and Penney in the will index.
In the name of God Amen- I Denis Penney of North Arm of Holyrood Conception Bay Newfoundland in perfect health of mind and clearly consious do hereby make my last will and testimony as follows- I bequeath to my wife Catherine Penny all I now at present possess consisting of house and property and everything thereto to make use of in any way for her support untill the day of her death. I hereby make four equal parts of my property an equal part for each of my three sons and a part for my wife to be left at the day of her death to which of my sons as will contribute the most to her support and if supported equeally by the whole three her part is to be divided equally between them I bequeath to my son William Penny half my south west property and my wife the other half- I bequeath to my two sons Patrick and Joseph the North east part to be divided equally between them. Witness my hand. Signed Denis his X mark Penny. Witness Michael his X mark Woodford, Thos. Woodford. Given Holy Rood this 17th day of January 1881.