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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
(A)
William Ash

 

Will of William Ash
from Newfoundland will books volume 8 pages 305-306 probate year 1907

In re
      William Ash          deceased.

      This 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 Parsons.-
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 Ash.
I will devise and bequeath the sum of one hundred dollars to my daughter Emeline Parsons.
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.

I William 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 Taylor.

Certified correct,
D. M. Browning
Registrar

(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
Fiat
July 4/07
Emerson J
Probate
granted to
Leonard
Ash
July 13th/07
Estate sworn
at $1800.00

 

 

Page Contributed by Judy Benson & Ivy F. Benoit

Page Revised by Ivy F. Benoit (Wednesday February 20, 2013)

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