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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
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Will of Eleanora Barnes
from Newfoundland will books volume 13 pages 380-381
probate year 1926
ELEANORA BARNES. DECEASED.
This is the last Will and Testament of me Eleanora Barnes, Wife of William
John Barnes of Saint John’s, Hardware Merchant.
I appoint my daughters Eleanor May Barnes and Gertrude
Barnes Executrices of this my Will.
I give and bequeath the income of my Estate to my said daughters
equally while they shall remain unmarried.
In the event of the marriage of one of my daughters she shall
take One fourth only of the income and the remaining Three
fourths shall go to my other daughter while she shall remain unmarried.
In the event of the marriage of both my daughters the income
shall be divided between both my said daughters and my son
Edward C. Barnes during their lives all sharing equally.
On the respective deaths of my said children the portion
of the capital of my Estate which shall be proportionate to
the shares of income of which they shall respectively be in
receipt at the time of their death shall go to and be divided
equally between their respective children then living (if any)
: and if none, then to my other children equally the share
of any dying in the meantime leaving issue going to such issue.
I give to my Executrices and their successors in the trust
power to realize such portion of my Estate as they may think
fit: To continue any investments which I may have at the
time of my death and to vary the same at their discretion: To invest
any portion of my Estate upon the security of Mortgages upon
landed property in or near Saint John’s
and to use and expend such portion of the capital of my Estate
from time to time as they may consider necessary for their
proper maintenance and support.
WITNESS my hand at Saint John’s aforesaid
this 10th day of December Anno Domini One Thousand Nine Hundred and
Signed Published and Declared by the
said Testatrix as and for her last Will and Testament in the
presence of us who at her request in her presence and in the presence
of each other (all present at the same time) have hereunto subscribed
our names as Witnesses.
W. E. Wood. Solr. Dec 10/17.
Quirk Fortune Harbor.
William F. Lloyd
Registrar of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland.
(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
Fiat June 30/26
to Eleanor M.
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