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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
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Will of Keziah Blackmore
from Newfoundland will books volume 8 pages 348-349
probate year 1907
Keziah Blackmore deceased.
Pinchards Island March 18th 1907 I Keziah
Blackmore being of sound mind and memory do make this my last
will and testament as follows:
1st I do herewith give and bequeath
to my beloved husband Hedley Blackmore ($50.00) fifty dollars the same
to be taken from the amount of ($600.00) Six hundred dollars which amount
I have deposited to my credit bearing interest in the Bank of Montreal
2nd I do herewith give and bequeath to my Eldest
son Benjamin Joseph Blackmore $(137.50) one hundred and
thirty seven dollars and fifty cents, the same to be taken from the $(600.00)
six hundred to my credit at the before named bank.
3rd I do herewith give
and bequeath to my second Eldest son, Harlan Blackmore ($137.50) one hundred
and thirty seven dollars and fifty cents. The same to be taken from the
before named amount to my credit in the above named bank.
4th I do herewith give and bequeath to my 3rd eldest child Mary
Jane Barbour Blackmore ($137.50) one hundred and thirty seven
and fifty cents the same to come from the source as before named.
do herewith give and bequeath to my 4th Eldest child Martha
one hundred and thirty seven dollars and fifty cents the same to be taken
from the before named sum viz. $600.00 in aforesaid bank.
I do hereby
appoint my husband Hedley Blackmore and my brother, Samuel
be sole Executors of this my last will and testament Should there be interest
to my credit on the $600.00 in the Bank before named the same shall be
divided equally between my four children Signed Keziah her X mark
Blackmore Her mark witnessed by Pinchards Island
March 18th 1907. Albert A Holmes James Blackmore.
D. M. Browning
(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
Dec 2. 07
Dec 7. 07
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