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 Richard Marshall Senior from Newfoundland will books volume 8 pages 168-169 probate year 1904
Richard Marshall deceased.
In the name of God Amen I Richard Marshall (the Elder) of Burin Newfoundland now suffering from great weakness of body but of sound mind and right Judgement do at my death give and bequeath my two sons John Marshall and Charles Marshall the two medows namely the one nearest little Salmonier to John and the next one immediately adjoining to Charles and the next meadow including dwelling house stable garden from the main Road to the Salt water of Bay divided by the Brook west of Stable unto Caroline and Margaret my children, the next meadow adjoining meaning the fourth from the east to be left vacant for the building of stables or outhouses or other conveniences for the use of the farm and not to be the special property of any body, and the fifth meadow from the East to my daughter Rosannah and the sixth meadow to my son George and the seventh and last to my daughter Isabella, this includes land now cleared and known as meadows the land East and west not cleared and not left to any of my children in particular I leave in the hands of my two executors to dispose of or divide as they may think proper for the benefit of my children, to be given them or value thereof the above land is know as Bally Brady farm and situated at North East side of Burin Bay Arm. I also bequeath unto my granddaughter Beatrice (of Richard) the piece of land next adjoining my son Matthews to the South west as marked in the grant of my Fathers and lastly I appoint John Winter and my nephew John Marshall to be my true and lawful executors to carry out the condition of my last will and testament In witness whereof I have hereunto subscribed my name and affixed my seal this Eighteenth day of November in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and ninety Seven Richard Marshall signed sealed and delivered in the presence of Augustus S. DuBourdeau John Marshall of Richard.Certified correct,
D. M. Browning
(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
Oct 7. 03
Aug. 15. 04