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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
(C)
James Carroll

 

Will of James Carroll
from Newfoundland will books volume 6 pages 405-406 probate year 1898

Last will and Testament of
James Carroll of Freshwater Road St. John’s
Farmer deceased

      In the name of God Amen I James Carroll of St. John’s Newfoundland being ill in health but of sound mind and therefore do make this my last will and Testament in the order following that is to say. I give devise and bequeath unto my two Grandsons Richard Ennis and James Ennis my farm situate between Freshwater and Pennywell Roads about sixteen acres more or less together with all my real personal estate to which I may be entitled to at the time of my decease. The said Richard Ennis and James Ennis to give full charge to my widow Jane Carrol until her death and the said Richard Ennis and James Ennis to hold the same as assigns forever and I constitute and appoint David Whelan and John Jenkinson Jr of Freshwater Road St. John’s Newfoundland to be Executors of this my last will and testament hereby breaking all former wills by me at any time made.
In witness whereof I have hereunder set my hand and seal this seventh day of September one thousand eight hundred and ninety seven. (Sgd) James his X mark Carroll Witness (sgd) John Jenkinson Sr The foregoing to the last will and testament of James Carroll was signed by the said testator James Carroll as and for his last will and testament in the presence of us present at the same time who at his request in his sight and presence and in the presence of each other have subscribed our names as attesting witnesses. Witness (sgd) James his X mark Walsh. (Sgd) Patrick his x mark Gosse Executors. (Sgd) David his X mark Whelan sgd John his X mark Jenkinson

      I certify the foregoing to be a correct copy of the last will and Testament of James Carroll deceased

D. M. Browning
Registrar

(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
Fiat
Geo H. Emerson
J.
Probate
granted to
David Whelan
& Jno. Jenkinson
the Executors
Dated
April 25th 1898
Estate
sworn under
$650.00

 

 

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

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