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 pages 574-575
probate year 1878
|Will of Mary Spracklin|
Mary Spracklin deceased.
This is the last will and testament of me Mary Spracklin of Conception Bay Newfoundland-
First- I give devise and bequeath my share of the house I at present live in and my share of the furniture in same house to my son George Spracklin forever-
Second- I give and bequeath my share of the Spracklin estate viz lands, houses and erections whatsoever to be equally divided between my sons Samuel Spracklin, Thomas Spracklin, Richard Spracklin and George Spracklin forever-
Third- I give devise and bequeath my share of the Gushue Estate to my grandson James son of Thomas Spracklin his executors administrators and assigns forever-
Fourth- I give devise and bequeath my share of all monies that I may be entitled to at the time of my decease after payment of the legacy hereinafter mentioned and testamentary and funeral expenses to be divided equally between my said sons Samuel, Thomas, Richard and George Spracklin their and each of their executors administrators and assigns share and share alike-
Fifth. I give devise and bequeath to my nephew George son of my brother George Gushue the sum of twenty dollars and I also appoint my said nephew George Gushue sole executor under this my will. In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal at Brigus aforesaid Conception Bay Newfoundland this twelveth day of April A.D. one thousand eight hundred and seventy three-
Mary her X mark Spracklin (LS) Signed sealed and delivered by the said testatrix who in our presence and in the presence of each other have hereunto set and affixed her hand and seal at Brigus aforesaid and at the time above written, Thomas Harris, John Bartlett.
D. M. Browning