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Miscellaneous Wills & Deeds
William Marshall

From Misc. Wills & Deeds Books
Volume 17, page 44

 

 

In the Name of God Amen

I William Marshall of Carbonear being weak In Health in body, but of sound and perfect mind & Memory, blessed be Almighty God for the same, do make and publish this my last will and Testament in manner and form following that is to say, first I give and bequeath, unto my beloved son William Marshall all my room and rooms lying & being in Carbonear in Newfoundland, with all my Chattle of every Kind, with all my household goods of every sort, with all my beds?ads & beds & beding, and its my desire that my son William Marshall that build a good store house here on my room as soon as pofible -. I further give and devise to my said Eldest son William Marshall, all my stages, flakes, boats, Skifts and Sails, netts and Seynes, leds & Lines -. I further give to my eldest Son William Marshall all my rooms lying and being in Harbour Grace Island commonly called the middle Room which my uncle Robert Marshall formerly enjoyed, I also give and bequeath unto my younger Son Richard Marshall All my room lying in Harbor Main - and I hereby appoint This my last Will and Testament, hereby revoking all former wills made, In Witnif whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal the first Day of January in the Year of our Lord 1770

Signed Sealed in the                      }   M
presence of us who have hereunto }
subscribed our names as               }
witnifses in the presence                }
of the Testator and of each other -}

Witnif    James Ayles
Witnif    William Han?
Witnif    Wm Mals??son

Its also my desire that my said Rooms may never be mortgaged nor sold but to remain in the name of the Marshalls for ever.-

 

 

 

 

 

The foregoing is a true copy of what was exhibited to be the original will & Testament of Wm Marshall and now Recorded here the 15th Day of August 1808

By order of the Surogate
Oliver L. John Register

 

 

 

Note: The wills and deeds in these will books are NOT original documents. They are hand-written copies of a, "last will and testament, deed, etc. " written by the court clerk, after the death of the testator, when the executor presented them to the court for probate, or after a deed was registered. The court clerk just put them in the book in whatever order they were in, no spacing most of the time, no punctuation. The originals were kept by the executor, or lawyer.

We who have typed these wills, have made every effort to include all the errors that were on the microfilm,or photocopy in order to avoid destroying the integrity of the originals, where ever they may be.

Page Revised by Craig Peterman (Wednesday February 20, 2013 AST)

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