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 Andrew Porter from Newfoundland will books volume 2 pages 588-589 probate year 1865
Andrew Porter deceased.
In the name of God Amen. I Andrew Porter of Change Islands Planter at present of perfect mind & memory but afflicted with a sore disease do make this my last will and testament for the settling my worldly affairs which are as follows First my brother Henry to have the part of the gardens and other things he now holds my own part with the other property to belong to my children if they live if not the whole to belong to my mother whom I make my sole executrix of this my last will and testament to receive all monies due to me and to pay all my debts if I owe any. If my mother feels any of the above is too much for her to attend to I wish for John Jeans Senr to assist her in settling these matters to which I sign my hand this fifteenth day of December in the year of our Lord eighteen hundred and sixty. Andrew Porter X his mark. In presence of us, John Jeans Senr. Thomas Peckford X his mark. John Chaffey X his mark, Henry Scammel X his mark.