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 page 442 probate year 1875
|Will of Elias Mager|
Elias Mager deceased.
This is the last will and testament of me Elias Mager of Fortune in Fortune Bay in the Southern District of Newfoundland, Planter, being now though weak of body yet in a sound and clear state of mind. I hereby will devise and bequeath unto my dear wife Jane Mager all and singular the lands, houses, stores, stages, messuages, tenements I am possessed of as also all monies goods debts and effects all household furniture, linen, clothes, chattels and property real and personal belonging to me for her sole use benefit and enjoyment solely and absolutely- And further I hereby will and appoint my dear wife the aforesaid Jane Mager to be the sole administratrix and executrix of this my last will and testament. In token and confirmation of which I have hereunto signed my name at Fortune aforesaid this twenty-third day of June in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and seventy-three-
Elias Mager. Signed in presence of us by the said Elias Mager the testator, in witness whereof we in his presence, and in the presence of each other, at the same time and place subscribe our names as witnesses, <br>W.J. Coen, J.P. Stipendy Magistrate, Grand Bank. <br> James N. Haddon, Teacher, Fortune Bay School.
D. M. Browning