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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
Elizabeth Anderson


Will of Elizabeth Anderson
from Newfoundland will books volume 10 pages 358-359 probate year 1916

In re
      ELIZABETH ANDERSON          deceased.

      In the name of God Amen.      I Elizabeth Anderson of St. John’s in the Island of Newfoundland, widow, being of sound and disposing mind memory and understanding, do make this my last will and testament.     First. I appoint George J. Adams of St. John’s aforesaid Registrar of Deeds of Newfoundland, my executor.     Second, As to all my worldly goods consisting of one dwelling house No. 161 Gower Street in the town of St. John’s aforesaid and household furniture and also whatsoever moneys that I may possess at the time of my death I give and dispose of as follows:
      (a) The house above referred to and furniture are to be sold by my Executor as soon as possible after my decease and the amount realized at such sale with whatever other money I may die possessed of, is to be divided among my two sons and my two grandsons (having first paid all my lawful debts) in manner following:
      (b) The whole estate is to be divided into six parts.     To my son Robert I bequeath four parts.    To my son William Stevenson one part.    To my grandsons, children of my deceased son James Anderson, I bequeath one part to be equally divided between them.    With respect to the bequest to my grandchildren, sons of the late James Anderson, I direct that their share be deposited in the Newfoundland Savings Bank by my executor and upon each attaining the age of twenty one years to be paid over to them respectively.     Elizabeth her X mark Anderson.     Signed, sealed and delivered in the presence of us the subscribe- witnesses both present at the same time who in the presence of the testator and in the presence of each other have hereunto set our names as witnesses (the word “divided” having been first inserted on the 14th line) the same having been first read over & explained to the testatrix in our presence) George Walsh.    M.O. Martin

(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
Jan 11/16
Jany 12/16
granted to
Geo J. Adams
Estate sworn
at $720.00



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