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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
John Brown


Will of John Brown
from Newfoundland will books volume 7 page 321 probate year 1903

Salvage   July 2, 1903

I John Brown of Bishops Harbour Salvage of Sound mind and good understanding do hereby make my last will and testament in manner following , that is to say.
     I give and bequeath unto my wife all her personal goods and all that is in the house we now live in, outside of what is Walter Robert Browns property, while she lives, and after her death the said dwelling house and all in it is to belong to Walter Robert Brown.
     I give and bequeath to Walter Robert Brown all my land, outhouses, fishing room, nets, boats and all my real property.
     All my cash shall be divided as follows.
My wife and daughter Mary Dyke and Walter Robert Brown shall have equal shares, but Walter Robert Brown shall have one hundred dollars less then my wife and daughter.
     My two grand children John Walter Dyke and Eric Dyke shall have half as much as my wife and daughter.
     I give and bequeath my watch to John Walter Dyke and my Bible to Eric Dyke.
     I hereby revoke all my former wills.
I hereby appoint James Brown of James as my executor.
Signed by the testator in the joint presence of us.

John Brown
His X Mark 
     William Tulk J.P.
     John Brown



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Page Revised by Ivy F. Benoit (February 6, 2003)

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