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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
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Will of William Ash
from Newfoundland will books volume 8 pages 305-306 probate
William Ash deceased.
is the last will and Testament of me William Ash of Carbonear Newfoundland.
I will devise and
bequeath that piece of land situate on the South Side of the Crockers Cove
road, at the East end of Carbonear, to be divided in equal parts to my
two sons Leonard Ash and Douglas Ash.
I will devise and bequeath
a piece of that land situate on the north side of the Crockers Cove road
measuring forty feet on the main street commencing on the western boundary
and going east and seventy feet north and South to my daughter Emeline
I will devise and bequeath the remaining portion of
the last described piece of land to my two sons Leonard Ash and Douglas
Ash in equal parts.
I will devise and bequeath the dwelling house
which I now occupy and the Southern half of the piece of land to the Northward
of it the said dwelling house and all the privileges there unto belonging
to my son Leonard Ash.
I will devise and bequeath the
Northern half of the aforesaid piece of land with all the privileges thereunto
belonging to my son Douglas Ash.
I will devise and bequeath
all my interest in that mercantile premises now occupied by J & J. Maddock to my wife
Caroline Ash for her sole use and benefit during her natural life, and
after her decease. I will devise and bequeath my said interest in the said
mercantile premises to my two sons Leonard Ash, and Douglas
Ash, to be
shared or divided equally between them.
I further will devise
and bequeath the sum of one hundred dollars unto my son Douglas
will devise and bequeath the sum of one hundred dollars to my daughter
I will devise and bequeath the sum of
one hundred and fifty dollars to my son Leonard Ash and
I appoint my said son Leonard Ash executor to this my
last will and Testament In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand
this 10th day of September nineteen hundred and three William
his x mark Ash Signed by the said
William Ash the Testator in the presence of us present at the same time
who in his presence and the presence of each other subscribed our names
as witnesses Charles Martin. William Taylor.
Ash of Carbonear do make and declare this to be a codicil to my last will
which will bears date the tenth day of September nineteen hundred and three.
I give devise and bequeath that piece or parcel of lands on which the dwelling
house now occupied by me stands to my son Leonard Ash. In witness whereof
I have hereunto set my hand this eleventh day of September in the year
nineteen hundred and three William his X mark Ash Signed by the said William
Ash the Testator as a Codicil to his will in the presence of us present
at the same time, who in his presence and the presence of each other subscribed
our names as witnesses Charles Martin William
D. M. Browning
(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
Page Contributed by Judy Benson & Ivy F. Benoit
Page Revised by Ivy F. Benoit (Wednesday February 20, 2013)
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