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Musketta (Mosquito - Bristol's Hope)- Will Of Patience Pynn, 1810

Registry of Deeds
Confederation Bldg., St. John’s, NF
Vol. 17, Pages 132

The Will of Patience Pynn

In the Name of God, Amen. I, Patience Pynn of Musketta, being very sick and weak in body but of perfect memory, thanks be to God, calling to mind the mortality of my body and knowing that it is appointed for all people and to dye, do make and ordain this my last will and Testament, that is to say… Principally and first of all I Give and recommend my Soul into the hand of Almighty God that gave it, and my Body I recommend to the Earth to be buryed in decent Christian Burial, nothing doubting but at the general resurrection I shall receive the same again by the mighty power of God, and as touching such worldly estate wherewith it has pleased God to bless me with in this life, I give and dispose of the same in the following manner and form.

1st I bequeath unto my beloved Son, Henry, the full possession of the Room given unto him by his father which goeth by the name of Bassfords Room to be held in full possession by him and his Heirs &c. Unto my beloved Daughter, Jane, I give my Bed and all furniture belong to it, all my own wearing apparell and Chest and one piece of Hardware. I Give unto my beloved Son, George, my Looking glass and desk and Store Chest. And all furniture belong to my beloved husband is to be divided betwixt my three sons, Thomas, Shepherd and George, to be divided at the discretion of my Executors Ratifying and Confirming this to be my last will and Testament In Witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and Seal this 29th day of May in the year of our Lord God 1810.

Signed, Seal’d, Publish’d, Pronounced and declared by}
Patience [X] Pynn
the said Patience Pynn as her last will and Testament}
in the presence of us who in the presence of her and in}
the presence of each other have hereto Subscribed our Names}
Thomas Baker
Jos(h) Pippy

You swear that you were present and did see Patience Pynn late of Mosquitto, deceased, Sign & Execute this Will as and for her last will & Testament, So help you God}
Thomas Baker
Joseph Pippy

Sworn before one at Harbour Grace this}
Fourteenth day of January 1811}
L(s) Amadeus Anspach, Surrogate

[Transcribed 17 Feb 2000 by Bonnie Hickey. Some punctuation has been added to aid comprehension.]

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