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Registry of Wills and Deeds
To All Christian People to whom these presents shall come. I Roger Cheek do send Greeting. Know Ye that I Roger Cheek of St. John's in the Island of Newfoundland for and in consideration of the Love, Good Will and Affection which I have and do Bear toward my dear daughter Jane Undry of the same place aforesaid, Wife of John Undry of the same place aforesaid , Have given and Instituted (?) and by these Consents do freely give and grant unto the said Jane Undry her Heirs, Executors, or Administrators all and Singularly, my dwelling house wherein now I live with all other houses, Gardens, Meadows and all and singular my household goods of now being in my present dwelling house in St. John's aforesaid of which before the beginning of these presents I have delivered her the said Jane Undry an inventory of the said goods and Possessions at the said Dwelling House. To have and to Hold all the said Dwelling house and household Goods and all other Houses and Gardens, Meadows unto me belonging with all its appurtenances to her the said Jane Undrey her heirs, Executors or Administrators from hereforth and for ever as her and their proper goods, rights and title. Absolutely With this condition that her or they are to find me in sufficient Meat, Drink, Washing, Lodging and Apparel while it may please Almighty God to Spare my Life.
IN Witness whereof I have hereunto put my hand and seal this twenty second day of March in the twenty second year of the Reign of our Sovereign Lord George The Third King of Britain And in the year of our Lord God One Thousand Seven Hundred and Eighty Three.
Roger Cheek (LS)
IN the Presence of
This is to Certify that the above and the Preceding Page is a true and Correct Copy of the Original in every Particular, Having Carefully examined the same with the said original
Carol's note: Roger Cheek was a planter in St. John's. Earliest reference to him that I have found is in the Colonial Records of 1751.
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Page Revised by Ivy F. Benoit (Wednesday February 20, 2013 AST)
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