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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
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Will of William Carbery
from Newfoundland will books volume 9 pages 578-579
probate year 1913
William Carbery deceased.
This is the last will and Testament
of me William Carbery of Saint John’s Laborer I appoint my wife
Catherine Carbery and Mr John P Scott of St. John’s
Saddler to be my Executrix and Executor and direct that all my just debts
and funeral and testamentary expenses shall be paid after my decease
1st I give devise and bequeath unto my wife Catherine that land and house
known as No 4 Fleming Street and the land to the East of it adjoining
2nd To my youngest son Edward I give the
land and house known as No 6. Fleming Street, together with a small piece
of land to the west fronting on Fleming Street and also the small stable.
3rd I give all my household furniture to my wife for the use of herself
and my son Edward during her life after her death to go to my said son
4th I give my silver watch to my brother Edward and
if he should predecease me I desire it should go to his son Michael
5th I give my gold watch to my son Edward
6th I leave the residue of my Estate (if any) to my Executors to be by them
realized and divided equally between my wife and my son Edward
witness whereof I the said William Carbery have to this
my last will and testament set my name this 17th day of September A.D.
1903 - William Carbery - Signed by the Testator and acknowledged by him
to be his last will and Testament in the presence of us, present at the
same time, who at his request in his presence and in the presence of
each other have subscribed our names as witnesses John P Scott P J Summers
a Codicil to my will dated this 2nd of April I
desire to leave to my niece Catherine
Galway the yard on the Eastern
end of the House and land which I bequeathed to my wife in above will.
The yard is bounded East by House now occupied by Mrs Ebbs,
North by Drovers land, west by the House and south by Fleming street
Carbery - Dated at St. John’s this 2nd day
of April A.D. 1912 P. J. Summers Edward
J. Penney -
As a second codicil
to my will I desire to revoke the codicil made the 2nd of
April last concerning the land on the eastern side of House. I leave
one feather bed to and one bedroom table to my son Edward
- William Carbery -
witness the 6th day of April A.D. 1912 Gower Rabbitts P. J. Summers
D. M. Browning
(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
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