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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
Archibald McQueen Blackader


Will of Archibald McQueen Blackader
from Newfoundland will books volume 6 pages 594-595 probate year 1900

Last will and Testament of
Archibald McQueen Blackader
of Black River, Telegraph Operator

      Last will and Testament of Archbd McQueen Blackader, Black River Nfld Oct 17th 1899
My means at this date.

Deposit Bank of Montreal  3316.00
Current Acct     “    200.00
Cash on hand    500.00 (not quite sure of amount)
A. M. Mackays debt  1000.00
Nfld Savings Bank    300.00
I leave to my wife Ann Eliza Blackader two and one half tenths of the money $1250.00
My daughter Clotilda Alice one & one half tenths    750.00
My daughter Annie Cordelia one & one half tenths    750.00
My son William Wallace one & one half tenths    750.00
My son Archd Douglas three quarters of one tenth    375.00
My son Henry Thomas one half of one tenth    250.00
My daughter Anna Donelda three quarters of one tenth    375.00
My daughter Mary E. O’Brien quarter of one tenth    125.00

And all monies that may accumulate to my credit from this date till my death to be divided with my wife and children in the recorded proportions.

I leave to my wife and unmarried children my land property and all buildings thereon except that portion on which the Anglo American Telegraph Co have claim see enclosed statement at Black River the land contains 19. 0. 18.
I leave to my son Henry Thomas my property at Little Harbour Placentia Bay NFD now being used and looked after by John Dicks.
I leave to my sons Archd Douglas and Henry Thomas jointly my property near here known “Popes Point” 27 acres. One half of which is Impolite
I leave to my sons Archd Douglas & William Wallace, jointly my property known as “Procter” now leased to “Nlfd Fish Industries Co” for annual rent of one hundred dollars. Should my wife marry again. I ask her to transfer to our unmarried children all property left to her by me (sgd) Archd McQueen Blackader. Witnesses to Signature (sgd) G. W. Arnott (sgd) John Dooley

      I certify the foregoing to be a correct copy of the last will and Testament of Archd. McQueen Blackader deceased

D. M. Browning

(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
G.H. Emerson
adm cta
granted to
J.D. Blanchard
May 14:1900
sworn under



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