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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
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Will of Margaret Ash
from Newfoundland will books volume 6 pages 604-605
probate year 1900
Last will and Testament of
Margaret Ash of Carbonear
In the name of God Almighty Amen
Margaret Ash of Robert of Carbonear in the Northern
District of Newfoundland being weak in body and sound in mind and memory
and knowing that it is appointed unto all people once to die, do hereby
make and ordain this my last will and Testament. I bequeath my soul
to Almighty God and my body to the earth. I do also bequeath my property
and estate as follows: That is to say.
I bequeath to my cousin Elihu
Ash all that piece or parcel of land, now owned by me as child and
lawful heir of the late Robert Ash, District and Colony aforesaid excluding
from the Church of England ground on the North and running to within
fifty feet of the main street, bounded on the East by my uncle Edward
Ash and on the west by Joshua Ash. I bequeath also to the aforesaid
Elihu Ash all the houses and outhouses situated on the aforesaid described
land. I bequeath also to the aforesaid Elihu Ash my part being one
third of that land and property situated to the south of Water Street
bounded on the south by waters of Carbonear Harbour on the east by
land, on the west by Joshua Ash’s land and on the north by Water
Street. I bequeath also to the aforesaid Elihu Ash my part being one
third of that land and property situated on the north side of Water Street
and bounded on the north by my land stated and described in the first
part of this my will on the east by my uncle Edward Ash’s land
on the west by Joshua Ash’s land and on the south by Water Street.
I bequeath also to the aforesaid Elihu Ash all that piece or parcel of
land situated on the North side of Hearts Delight Road about two and
a half miles from the main beach of Carbonear. I bequeath also the aforesaid
Elihu Ash all my personal effects now possessed by me.
I witness whereof I do hereunto set my hand this third day of April one
thousand eight hundred and ninety nine. (Sgd) Margaret her x
Signed in the presence of (sgd) John Ash (sgd) Eugene mark x Ash
I certify the foregoing to be
a correct copy of the last will and Testament of Margaret Ash deceased
D. M. Browning
(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
18 June 1900
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