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 9 page 447 probate year 1912
|Will of John Collins|
John Collins deceased.
Will and Testament I John Collins being in sound mind declare this to be my last will & testament hereby revoking all others formerly made by me.
1st. I leave one hundred dollars for Masses for my soul Forty dollars of which for two High Masses in my Parish Church and remainder for low Masses.
2nd. I leave two hundred dollars for the Sisters of Mercy Military Road St. John's.
3rd. I wish my landed property at Grandy's(?) Point and all portable property to be sold and proceeds to be given to the Rev. W. P. Dontney to dispose of as he thinks advisable
4th. I leave one hundred dollars for Masses for the Souls in Purgatory.
5th. All other monies I leave to the Rev. W. P. Dontney to dispose of as he desires advisable
[Signed] John his X mark Collins Feb. 12th 1912 St. Leonards P. Bay
Witnesses, Thos D. Leonard P. Collins
I hereby appoint Rev. W. P. Dontney sole executor to this my will and testament
John his X mark Collins
(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)