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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
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Olivia L. Bishop
Will of Olivia L. Bishop
from Newfoundland will books volume 9 pages 364-365
probate year 1911
Olivia L. Bishop deceased.
This is the last will and Testament of
me Olivia L. Bishop wife of Robert K. Bishop of St. John’s Merchant.
I hereby constitute and appoint my sons Harold A Bishop and Ralph
McL Bishop Executors of this my will I give
and bequeath to my Executors in trust my stock in Bishop Sons Co Lim.
money deposited in banks and all other investments or securities of which
I may die possessed for the following purposes
pay to my nephew Eric Finlay the sum of one thousand Dollars
pay to my grand daughter Olivia Charlotte the sum of Five hundred
pay to my grandson Robert Hugh the sum of Five hundred Dollars.
pay to the eldest child (son or daughter) of my son Ralph
the sum of Five hundred Dollars
- To Benjamin Simmonds at
present of Boston U.S. the sum of Two hundred Dollars To The
Ladies College Aid Society (of the Methodist College St. Johns) the
sum of Five hundred Dollars
- To the Womens Missionary Society (of the
Methodist Church) to be applied to the enrollment of Eight
life members who shall be elected by the Gower St. Church branch four
each year for two succeeding years the sum of Two hundred Dollars
the Supernumerary Fund of the Methodist Church Newfoundland
the sum of Two hundred Dollars
- To the Methodist Orphanage St.
John’s the sum of one hundred Dollars
- To Rebecca
Norman a former servant one Hundred Dollars
- To Pauline
Inkpen daughter of the late George L. Inkpen of St. John’s the
sum of Sixty Dollars per annum in quarterly payments of Fifteen Dollars
each until she attains the age of Twenty one years
residue or remainder of my Estate after the foregoing bequests
shall have been paid or provided for to be paid in equal shares to
my daughter Stella M. Bishop and my son Monroe
my hand and seal this Thirtieth day of January Anno Domini one thousand
nine hundred and eleven Olivia L. Bishop (LS) Signed and sealed by Olivia
Bishop at St. John’s Newfoundland on the date above written in the presence
of R. K Bishop R. McL. Bishop
D. M. Browning
(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
H. A. Bishop
R. McL Bishop
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