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 page 246 probate year 1857.

Will of James Mead


In the name of God Amen. I James Mead sick of body but strong in faith unto Jesus Christ- I do hereby bequeath unto my children male and female to be equally divided between them all and singular what property I do possess save one third of the Potato ground which is to be given unto my mother whilst she lives to be part of her support and when she dies that one third of potato ground is to be given back again unto my children. My wife is to have the sole management of all without any controul over her whil st she remains unmarried but if she maries a second time then she looses all right and authority.

Given under my hand this 18th day of December in the year of our Lord 1843.

James his X mark Mead.

Witness, John Cain, Robert his X mark Sparrow.

Certified correct,

D. M. Browning

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