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 2 pages 353-354 probate year 1859.

Will of Mary Garland


In the name of God Amen. I Mary Garland formerly wife of Charles Steel deceased now wife of Samuel Garland of the north side of Trinity in the Island of Newfoundland being in sound and disposing mind and memory, blessed be God for all His mercies, but being mindful of my latter and do make this my last will and testament hereby revoking all former wills made by me,

First I bequeath my soul into the hands of Almighty God and pray that he will deal mercifully with me.

Secondly, I give and bequeath the sum of one hundred pounds three and a quarter pr cents stock to my grandnephew Charles Steel Warren son of William and Margaret Warren.

Thirdly I give and bequeath the sum of fifty pounds three and a quarter pr cent stock to my grandnephew Samuel Piercey son of Joseph and Sarah Piercey.

Forthly, I give and bequeath all my residuary estate of every kind and description be it money stock houses land furniture or valuable securities to my husband Samuel Garland.

Fifthly, I appoint my husband Samuel Garland and Fras. C. K. Hepburn as my executors to see this my last will and testament carried out in every particular.

In witness whereof I have hereunto put my hand and seal in Trinity this twenty fourth day of December A.D. 1851.

Mary her X mark Garland (LS)

Signed sealed and published as her last will and testament being read over to her and explained in presence of B. Sweetland, James Johnston.

Certified correct,
D. M. Browning

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