Will of Catherine Cooper
from Newfoundland will books volume 8 page 234 probate
Catherine Cooper deceased.
This is the last will and Testament
of me Catherine Cooper, of St. John’s, widow, hereby revoking all
other and former wills by me at any time made. After the payment of all
my just debts, funeral and testamentary expenses, I give, devise and bequeath
(1) To my daughter Mary, the upstairs portion of
the house in which I now reside, together with half the ground in the rear
of said house.
(2) To my daughter Catherine, and my Granddaughter
Margaret, the downstairs portion of the said dwelling
house in which I now reside, together with half the ground in the rear
of said dwelling house.
(3) The land upon which my said dwelling house
is erected shall be held by my said daughters Mary and Catherine and my
said Granddaughter Margaret as tenants in common
my Granddaughter Margaret the land and premises leased by me to Thomas
Power, together with the rents, issues and profits arising or
growing out of the same.
my daughter Catherine, my bed.
(6) To my Granddaughter
Margaret, my bedstead and the remainder of my household
I appoint my said daughter Catherine, Executrix of this
my will. St. John’s
January 17th A.D. 1907 Catherine
her X mark Cooper Signed, Published and Declared by the said Testator
as and for her last will and Testament, in the presence of us, who in her
presence, at her request and in the presence of each other have hereunto
subscribed our names as witnesses The same having been first read over
John Anthony M. P. Gibbs
D. M. Browning
(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
March 7. 07
March 11. 07