Transcribed by Judy Benson & Ivy Benoit. While we have endeavored to be as correct as humanly possible, there could be some typographical errors

Newfoundland will books volume 7 pages 365 & 366 probate year 1904.

Will of Alice Murphy

In re: Alice Murphy. DECEASED.

In the name of God amen I Alice Murphy of Newfoundland widow of James Murphy late of Catalina Newfoundland deceased being of sound and disposing mind memory and disposition do make this my last will and testament.

Firstly I will and bequeath to my executor hereinafter named all my property of whatsoever kind that I may die possessed of in trust for the following purposes

(a) To pay all my just debts and my funeral and testamentary expenses and
(b) To pay the balance and residue of my estate over to my daughter Alice wife of John J. Ball of Chicago in the United States of America Engineer for her sole use and benefit

Secondly I do hereby appoint my son John J. Murphy of Gambo Newfoundland Lumber Merchant as executor of this my said last will and testament Alice her X mark Murphy.

Signed published and declared by the said testatrix Alice Murphy in our presence who in her presence and at her request and in the presence of each other have hereunto subscribed our hands as witnesses. This 19th day of February Anno Domino 1900

Robert C. Russell Margaret Murphy.

I certify the foregoing to be correct copy of the last will of Alice Murphy

D. M. Browning

(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)

Fiat June 6, 1904 Emerson J.
Letters of Probate Granted on the 7th day of June 1904
to John J. Murphy
Estate sworn $1200.00

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