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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
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Will of William Bartlett
from Newfoundland will books volume 10 pages 309-310
probate year 1915
WILLIAM BARTLETT deceased.
The last will and testament of Wm.
Bartlett I William Bartlett of Tilt Cove in
the Northern District of Newfoundland being of sound mind and understanding
do hereby make this my last will and testament
1st I give and bequeath to my five sons Abraham-
John- William- Joseph and Eleazer Bartlett- the shares I hold in the Toronto
Loan and Investment Co. of Canada- that these shares may be equally divided
Its my wish they be sold
2nd I give and bequeath to my four daughters Mary
Chant Ruth Elliott Louisa Liscombe & Sophia Bartlett the sum of
twenty dollars each $20.00
3rd I give my nets to my son Joseph
4th I give and bequeath the land and property
at Youngs Cove Northweston to be sons William and Joseph
Bartlett and my son
in law Thomas Liscombe
5th I give and bequeath all my Household furniture
to my wife Martha Bartlett to be hers during her lifetime and at her death to
go to my son Joseph Bartlett
6th All also I possess I hereby
give and bequeath to my wife Martha Bartlett to be used by her
for her sole use and benefit, and to be disposed of by her as she may see fit
and proper I do appoint my wife Martha
Bartlett as my sole administratrix and trust to her
to see that my wishes (as made in this will are duly carried out Dated at Tilt
Cove this 10th day of September 1908 sp; Signed Wm. Bartlett. Witnesses Martha
her X mark Bartlett J.
(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
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