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 Patrick Hearn from Newfoundland will books volume 2 pages 496-497 probate year 1863
Patrick Hearn deceased.
In the name of God Amen. I Patrick Hearn of Harbor Grace in the Island of Newfoundland Planter being of sound and disposing mind memory and understanding do hereby make and publish this my last will and testament- In the first place I desire that all my just debts funeral and testamentary expenses shall be paid out of any money of which I may die possessed whether the same may be in my own hands or in the possession of any other party or parties and the remainder of such money I give devise and bequeath to the Right Reverend Doctor Dalton Bishop of Harbor Grace for Masses for the good of my soul. Secondly the land and premises upon which I now reside together with all my other property both real and personal of which I may die possessed I give devise and bequeath to my niece Lucy Monright wife of John Monright and to her heirs and assigns for ever and hereby nominate and appoint the said Lucy Monright executrix of this my last will and testament- As witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal at Harbor Grace aforesaid this sixth day of April in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and sixty three. Patrick his X mark Hearn- Signed sealed published and declared by the said testator Patrick Hearn as and for his last will and testament in presence of us the same having previously been read over and explained, John Hayward, Thomas Walsh.