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 pages 437-438 probate year 1875.

Will of Emma Porter


This is the last will and testament of Emma Porter of Change Islands in the Northern District of Change Islands in the Northern District of the Island of Newfoundland Widow and relic of the late George Porter of Change Islands aforesaid planter deceased. I give and devise to my son George Porter his heirs and assigns all my right title and interest in a certain fishing room and premises situate at Change Islands aforesaid consisting in a dwelling house, outhouses, stage, flakes, gardens and lands now in the joint occupancy of myself and my said son George Porter together with all the appurtenances thereunto belonging

Nevertheless to my daughter Emily Elliott wife of Edmund Elliott for her own absolute use and benefit I give and devise all the gardens and lands she now occupies on the aforementioned premises of my late husband George Porter, and further I give and bequeath all my personal property and effects of what nature or kind soever for the sole and absolute disposal use and benefit of my aforementioned son George porter.

And I hereby nominate and appoint my said son George Porter to be my sole executor to this my last will and testament Dated at Change Islands this 17 day of August one thousand eight hundred and seventy three

Emma Porter (LS) Signed sealed published and declared by the said Emma Porter the testator in the presence of us who in her presence and the presence of each other subscribed our names as witnesses the same being read over and explained to the said Emma Porter Alfred S.H. Winsor, Benjamin Henry Forwarde.

Certified correct,
D. M. Browning

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