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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
Thomas Bone Senior


Will of Thomas Bone Senior
from Newfoundland will books volume 6 page 396 probate year 1898

Last will and Testament of
Thomas Bone of St. Mary’s S.D.
Fisherman deceased

St. Mary’s Jan. 8: 1897    In the name of God Amen I Thos. Bone Senr. of St. Marys being of sound mind and memory do make and ordain this & no other as my last will and testament, principally & first of all I bequeath my soul to God who gave it and my body to be buried in a Christian burial ground and as to my worldly possessions I dispose of them in the following manner and forms.
First I bequeath to my son James Bone his heirs during his and their natural lifes my property consisting of dwelling house outhouses horse and all household goods together, the land belonging to my father late Wm Bone and also the land property by Dobbins Also the lands I purchased from Anne Tegan and Anne Brine to have and to hold the during the said James Bone’s his heirs & natural lifes.
As to my fishing room I bequeath to my sons William Bone John Bone, Thos. Bone, Michael Bone, James Bone to have and to hold the same for their use and benefit during their lifes. Also I bequeath my son Wm Bone the property he posses now - I also bequeath to my son Michael Bone the land now in his possession during his natural life. I also leave my beloved wife Bridget Bone to feather beds & bedding my son James to have my watch, he James Bone is bound to support me and his mother during our lives and also to provide us with descent Christian burial when it pleases God to take us. The above and no other is my last will & testament and in witness thereof I this day eighth day of January one thousand eight hundred & ninety seven Sign my hand in presence of mentioned witnesses. (Sgd) Thomas his X mark Bone Senr. Witness present (sgd) Denis Woods. (Sgd) Patrick Mooney. (Sgd) Patk. Walsh

      I certify the foregoing to be a correct copy of the last will and Testament of Thomas Bone deceased

D. M. Browning

(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
Geo H. Emerson
admn c.t.a.
granted to
Jas. Bone
Aug 19:1898
sworn under



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