Transcribed by Judy Benson & Ivy Benoit. While I have endeavored to be as correct as humanly possible, there could be some typographical errors

Newfoundland will books volume 10 page 308 probate year 1915

Will of Richard Spracklin Mercer


I Richard Spracklin Mercer of Bay Roberts N.F. being of sound mind do hereby make this my last will and testament

I request that my wife Ellen F. Mercer remain in his home and have full control so long as she lives and bears my name. I further request that my son Kenneth is to have after her death the front land, and is to help my son John build a house on the back land. If he Kenneth is not satisfied with these terms John is to have the house & the small kitchen garden and the remaining land is to be equally divided between them.

Signed: Richard S. His X mark Mercer Witnesses C.A. Whitemarsh N.S. Atkinson Dated at Bay Roberts Oct. 29, 1910.

(Listed in the margin next to this will the following) Fiat Apr 3/15 C J. Admn c.t.a. Apr. 5/15 granted to K. M. Mercer Sureties: Isaac Snow Geo C. Cave Estate sworn at $300.00n at $500.00

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