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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
John Alcock


Will of John Alcock
from Newfoundland will books volume 6 page 483 probate year 1898

Last will and Testament of
John Alcock of Bay Roberts
Fisherman deceased

      In the name of God Amen. I John Alcock of Bay Roberts Fisherman being sound in mind & understanding, do on this second day of May in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and ninety one make this my last will and testament as follows: I give to my wife Martha Alcock all that I possess, land cleared & uncleared dwelling house, cattle, household furniture & everything to be hers, to do as she wills with it; and inasmuch as my two sons Henry & Azariah left me without my consent I cut them off with a shilling each & further as my two daughters Selina & Sarah Jane are well provided for by marriage I also bequeath unto them one shilling each as their portion of my property. & I appoint William Bradbury of Stephen to be sole Executor of this my last will & I charge him to see it just & faithfully carried into effect (sgd) John his X mark Alcock. Signed Sealed and delivered by the said John Alcock in our presence and in the presence of each other this second day of May in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and ninety    (sgd) Adriel R. Hierlihy. (Sgd) Joseph Russell. Witnesses

      I certify the foregoing to be a correct copy of the last will and Testament of John Alcock deceased

D. M. Browning

(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
granted to
Wm Bradbury
the Exor
Nov. 20: 1898
sworn under



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