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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
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Will of Thomas Carter
from Newfoundland will books volume 9 page 33 probate
Thomas Carter deceased.
Know all men that I Thomas Carter sound of mind tho not of body declare the following to be my last will
- To my beloved wife Caroline. I bequeath the property
at Humbermouth, to wit Victoria Place and all the land belonging thereto
as well as that running south from main road
- I bequeath to her also half the money in the Bank of Nova Scotia,
Boston, for her use till death at which time my son Herbert shall
inherit the balance remaining
- To my son Hubert I bequeath the properties lying on the right
bank i.e. the north side of the Humber, to wit, house and land
on summer side: land at Irishtown; and the farm at “Meadows”
- To my son Herbert I also leave half the money in the Bank
of Nova Scotia Boston; and also all the money deposited in
my name at the Bank of Montreal, Bay of Islands.
- To my son Herbert I bequeath all outstanding debts contracted
by dealers in the course of their business transactions with
- All the property on the north eastern point of Woods Island,
to wit House shop and all stores & sheds on the property.
Also farm and farming implements as well as all the cattle.
I bequeath to my youngest daughter Maud now Mrs. M.
but all the fishing gear, nets and boats shall belong to my
I bequeath to Herbert also the land on the southern shore
of Woods Island, that is the property purchased by me from
Augustus Jusseau now residing at Port au Port
Signed Thomas Carter witnessed
B. Hicks John Murray This 1st day of September 1905
D. M. Browning
(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
John H. D.
M. P. Gibbs
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