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


Will of William Wills from Newfoundland will books volume 4 page 55 probate year 1879


In re
         William Wills deceased.

Fox Harbour Random South Trinity Bay August 6th 1871     In the name of God Amen.     I William Wills of Fox Harbour Trinity Bay fisherman being weak in body but perfect in mind and memory of my body and knowing that it is appointed for all men once to die do make and ordain this my last will and testament that is to say principally and first of all I give and recommend my soul into the hands of Almighty God that gave it and my body I commend to the earth to be buried in decent Christian burial at the discretion of my executors nothing doubting but at the general resurrection I shall receive the same again by the mighty power of God and as tuching such worldly estate wherewith it hath pleased God to bless in this life I give devise and dispose of the same in the following manner and form First I give my wife Elizabeth Wills her suport out of the produce of my land as long as she holds her name but said wife shall not sell or cause to be sold any part of my standing property consisting of one dwelling house two storehouses and fishing property and all lands known by name of Wills Room situated the south side of Fox Harbor wich I bequeath to the Lord Bishop or senod of the Church of England to be used at his or their disposal and no others     William Wills (LS) Signed & declared on 6th day of August 1871    Signed sealed published pronounced and declared by the said William Wills as his last will and testament in the presence of us who in his presence and in the presence of each other have hereunto subscribed our names George Vardey J.P.     David Benson his - X     Robert George his X

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