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 151 probate year 1853
|Will of Elizabeth Roberts|
Elizabeth Roberts deceased
The last will and testament of Elizabeth Roberts of Brigus Conception Bay in the Island of Newfoundland Widow.
Firstly, I give and bequeath to my daughter Charlotte Spracklin ten pounds currency.
Secondly. I give and bequeath to my daughter Sophia Percey Five pounds currency.
Thirdly, I give and bequeath to my daughter Grace Antle, forty pounds currency.
Fourthly, I give and bequeath to my daughter Anne Roberts one hundred pounds currency and all my household furniture.
Fifthly, that my funeral expenses be paid out of my estate and the balance (if any) after paying the legacies herein named to be paid to my daughter Grace Antle.
Lastly, I hereby nominate and appoint my son Noah Roberts to be my executor of this my last will and testament.
In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal.
Elizabeth her X mark Roberts (LS)
Signed sealed published and declared by the said testatorix on the day of the date hereof in our presence who in her presence and in the presence of each other have hereunto subscribed our names as witnesses attesting the due execution thereof the same will having been read over to the testatrix before she signed it and appeared to be freely understood by her this twenty eight day of October one thousand eight hundred and fifty two.
Witness, John Leamon, James Norman Leamon.
D. M. Browning