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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
(B)
George Brown Senior

 

Will of George Brown Senior
from Newfoundland will books volume 7 pages 46-47 probate year 1901

Last Will and Testament of
George Brown of Kings Cove
Planter deceased.

In the name of god amen.
I George Brown of Kings Cove, Bonavista Bay in the Northern district of the Island of Newfoundland Planter and Dealer do make and publish this my last will and testament in manner following that is to say I give devise and bequeath to my sons John and George all my wearing apparel in equal shares also debts due to me in equal shares.
Also my stage, stores, boats, nets and seines in equal shares.
Also I give devise and bequeath to my son George the large meadow and the small garden next to the meadow.
Also I give devise and bequeath to my grandson William Stephen Brown the inside garden, also room enough to make a boat's fish on the fishing room hereinbefore bequeathed to my two sons John and George provided always that he the said William Stephen Brown shall stop on the room and help to keep the fishing room in repairs.
Also I give devise and bequeath to my wife Jane all the money which shall be left in the house after my funeral expences are paid. Also the old shop in which I have hitherto done business.
Also the western half of my dwelling house with all its contents, also the small new store, also the garden next to Johns house, also the cellar in the garden, also the stable, also half the small garden next to the stable, to have and to hold the above mentioned property during the term of her natural life and after the death of my wife Jane Brown aforesaid then my will is that the several items bequeathed to her shall be distributed as follows.
Namely the garden next to Johns house to Johns son Edward, the stable and small garden to Georges son Issac George the bed in Wills room to Leonard son of George also the old shop to Georges son Leonard, also the western half of my dwelling house to my son George besides and in addition to the eastern half of my dwelling house which I hereby give devise and bequeath to my son George Brown aforesaid.
Also I give devise and bequeath to my wife Jane Brown all the contents of my old shop also all property not here in before mentioned and bequeathed. Also all property of which I may die possessed whatever the same may be and wheresoever situated, I do give devise and bequeath the same to my wife Jane Brown aforesaid for her sole use and benefit.
Also I appoint my wife Jane Brown aforesaid and my son George Brown aforesaid to be Executrix and Executor of this my last will and testament.
In witness whereof I have hereunto subscribed and set my hand and seal on this eleveneth day of June in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and eighty four at Kings Cove aforesaid.

Signed George Brown Sen.
Signed sealed published and declared by the said Testator George Brown as and for his last will and Testament in the presence of us, who in his presence and in the presence of each other have hereunto subscribed our names as witnesses.
James Brown Jr. Kings Cove Joseph Brown Kings Cove

      I certify the foregoing to be a correct copy of the last will and Testament of George Brown deceased

D. M. Browning
Registrar

(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
Fiat
Jos I Little
C.J.
Probate
granted on the
24th day
of April 1901 to
Jane Brown
& Geo Brown
the Exors.
Value of
Est. $500.00

 

 

Will contributed by Keith Brown

Registrar's verification & margin comments contributed by
Sheila Tiberio, Judy Benson & Ivy F. Benoit

Page Revised by Ivy F. Benoit (Wednesday February 20, 2013)

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