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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
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Will of James Avery
from Newfoundland will books volume 8 pages 300-301 probate
James Avery deceased.
This is the last will and Testament
of me James Avery of St. John’s Warehouse Keeper hereby revoking
all former and other wills by me at anytime made
First I give
and bequeath to my grand daughter Pearl daughter of my daughter Eliza my
Second to my daughter Amelia my Chiffonier and watch
to my daughter Cecilia my Dwelling house situate on Walshs
square off signal Hill Road.
Fourth to my daughter Eliza my Parlor Lamp
bed, and bedding.
Fifth I also give to my said daughter Eliza all the
rest residue and remainder of the property of which I shall die possessed
of every nature and kind whatsoever subject to the payment of my just debts
funeral and Testamentary expenses.
Sixth I appoint my son-in-law
Isaac Snow sole executor hereto St. John’s May 25th 1907 James
Avery signed published and declared by the said Testator as and for
his last will and Testament in our presence who in his presence at his
request and in the presence of each other subscribe our names as witnesses
hereto F.S. Knight Chas. H. Hutchings
D. M. Browning
(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
June 19. 07
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