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

Newfoundland will books volume 12 page 279 probate year 1922

Will of John Bursey


I, John Bursey of Catalina, Trinity Bay, of sound mind and memory do make, publish and declare this my last Will and Testament in the manner following:

FIRST. I give and bequeath to my son Thomas Bursey my dwelling house and all my household furniture.

SECOND. I give and devise to my son Thomas aforesaid all my land and water side, To have and to hold the same to the said Thomas Bursey, his heirs and assigns forever.

And Lastly, I do hereby nominate and appoint Isaac Manuel to be the executor of this my last Will and Testament.

In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this Twenty fourth day of April in the year of Our Lord Nineteen hundred and two. JOHN his X mark BURSEY Testator

The above instrument consisting of one sheet was at the date thereof signed, sealed, published and declared by the said John Bursey as and for his last Will and Testament, in presence of us, who, at his request and in his presence, and in the presence of each other, have subscribed our names as witnesses thereto. Jas. S. Courage residing at Catalina. Fred Somerton Catalina.

William F. Lloyd
Registrar of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland

(Listed in the Margin next to this will the following)
Circuit Probate granted to Isaac Manuel Oct 20/22 Estate sworn at $700.00

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