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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
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Will of Charles Adams, from Newfoundland will books volume 15 page 161 probate year 1930
IN RE. DECEASED
In the name of God Amen.
I Charles Adams of Pennywell Road St John's do make publish and declare this as and for my last will and testament. First I will and direct that all my just debts funeral and testamentary expenses be paid after my death. Second. I give devise and bequeath to my two sons James P. Adams and William F. Adams all my land and house thereon situate on Pennywell Road adjoining the property of Philip
Hutchings Hudson J.M.K., B.R.J. provided however that my wife Mary Ann Adams and my daughters Marion Hilda and Barbara shall have the right to a home there until they marry or die. Third. I give devise and bequeath my land on Pennywell Road situate about three miles from St John's and adjoining Parsons property and containing about six acres to my sons James P. Adams and William F. Adams to be equally divided between them.
Fourth. I hereby appoint my sons James P. Adams and William F. Adams to be the executors of this my will.
Signed published and declared by the said
Charles Adams as and for his last will and
testament in our presence who in his
presence at his request and in the presence
of each other have hereto subscribed our
hands as witnesses this 31st day of August
A.D. 1914 having been first read over and explained
to the said Charles Adams.
William F. Lloyd (Signature)
Registrar of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland
Written in the top right-hand margin:
J M Kent
James P. Adams
on the 23rd
day of May
Value of Estate
Page Contributed by Judy Benson, Sheila Tiberio & Transcribed by Lenora Cooper
Page Revised by Ivy F. Benoit (
Thursday June 15, 2017
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