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 Ann Bennett from Newfoundland will books volume 4 page 41 probate year 1879


In re
         Ann Bennett deceased.

In the name of God Amen.     I Ann Bennett of Fogo Nfld being sick in body but of sound mind & memory do make and declare this my last will & testament     In this, I do but express the will of my late husband John Bond Bennett, as declared to me before his death-     First, I give & bequeath to my three sons the Fishing Room and all the property for their sole use & benefit- and the sum of one hundred pounds cy- now invested in the Savings Bank in St. Johnís     2ndly I give & bequeath to my four daughters whatever money may remain in the Savings Bank at St. Johnís after the payment of the hundred pounds before mentioned- to be divided between them share & share alike     Whatever wearing apparel I die possessed of I desire may be divided amongst my daughters as they themselves shall decide- Further, I give & bequeath to my daughter Emma Bourne my bed & pillow-     To my daughter Anno Maria my bedstead-     To my son Henry my writing desk-     To my son John, if he should leave the house, my clock-     To my son Aeneas my large Bible- and in case of his leaving home my looking glass-     In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand this 21st day of August A.D. 1875.     Ann Bennett her X mark Signed pronounced and declared as her last will & testament after having been first read over, in presence of us, who in each others presence have hereunto set our hands as witnesses, Christopher Meek-     Henry Bennett.

Certified correct,
D. M. Browning

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