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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
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Will of Thomas Avery
from Newfoundland will books volume 6 page 484 probate
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Last will and Testament of
Thomas Avery of Catalina N.D.
This is the last will and Testament
of me Thomas Avery of Catalina formerly of Grates Cove
2. I give devise and bequeath all my freehold messuage
or tenement in which I now reside with the gardens outbuildings and appurtenances
thereunto belonging and situate at Catalina aforesaid unto my Grandson
Thomas Henry Avery, son of my son Simeon Avery.
I also give and bequeath all my lands situate at Grates Cove unto my
two sons William Thomas and Jonah Avery to
be equally divided between them.
4. I give and
bequeath whatever money and all money that I may be possessed of at my
decease to my six children namely. Mary Patience Lydia William
Thomas Simeon and Jonah Avery to be equally
divided amongst them.
5. And I hereby appoint my two sons William Thomas and Simeon
Avery aforesaid to be Executors of this my will, and revoke
all previous wills by me at any time heretofore made and declare this
to be my last will and Testament. In witness whereof I hereunto set my
hand and seal at Catalina aforesaid this fourth day of July Anno Domini
Eighteen hundred and ninety eight (sgd) Thomas Avery (LS). Signed by
the said Thomas Avery the the Testator in the presence of us, present
at the time who in his presence and in the presence of each other subscribed
our names as witnesses. (Sgd) John J. White (sgd) Thomas
I certify the foregoing to be a correct copy of the last will and Testament
of Thomas Avery deceased
D. M. Browning
(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
Wm. T. Avery
July 22: 1899
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