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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
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Will of Caroline Carter
from Newfoundland will books volume 8 pages 435-436 probate
Caroline Carter deceased.
This is the last and Testament of
me Caroline Carter of 1 Brunswick Square Exmouth in the County of Devon. I
give to my brother John Archer Ellis an annuity of sixty pounds per annum to
be paid quarterly, and upon the decease of my said brother I give and bequeath
the following legacies
- To my cousin Elizabeth Mortimer Three Hundred Pounds
- to my cousin Charlotte Wheeker Three
- to Caroline Fisher the wife of Arthur Fisher of Pinhoe Three Hundred Pounds
- to my cousin Mary Lindsey one Hundred pounds
- to my cousin, Caroline Moor one Hundred
- to Elizabeth Crutchitt Ebbels of 3 Albion Terrace
Exmouth aforesaid Three Hundred Pounds
And I declare
it to be my will that all the above named legacies are for the sole use
and benefit absolutely of the respective persons to whom they are given
the rest residue and remainder of my property Estate and effects of whatsoever
kind and description of which I may be possessed or entitled to at my decease
I give and bequeath to my two sisters Elizabeth Sloman and Mary
Ann Ellis absolutely equally between them. I appoint my said two sisters Trustees and
Executrixes of this my will. In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand
this twenty-third day of January one thousand eight hundred and ninety-five
hereby revoking all former wills by me at any time heretofore made. (Sgd) Caroline
Carter. Signed by the said Caroline Carter the Testatrix as and for her last
will and Testament in the presence of us present at the same time who at her
request in her presence and in the presence of each other have hereunto set
our names as attesting witnesses, Louisa Clarke 2 Clarence Road Exmouth Henry
Norton accountant Exmouth.
D. M. Browning
(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
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