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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
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Will of James Chalk
from Newfoundland will books volume 10 page 320 probate year
JAMES CHALK deceased.
I James Chalk of Mouse Island
in the District of Burgeo and LaPoile Newfoundland do make and publish this
my last will and testament in manner and form following, that is to say
I give devise and bequeath to my wife Maggie Chalk, all my
property consisting of dwelling house, lands, store house, boats and all other
property not herein specified said property to be hers, as long as she retains
her present name-
II. In the event of my wife Maggie Chalk marrying again,
the said property shall be divided equally between my two children, John
Thomas Chalk and George Eli Chalk-
III. I hereby
appoint Thomas Chalk my brother to be sole executor of this
my last will and testament- Signed James his X mark
Chalk Signed by the
testator (and declared by him to be his last will and testament) in our presence,
who in his presence and in the presence of each other have hereunto subscribed
our names this eighteenth day of September one thousand nine hundred and thirteen- Witnesses John
his X mark Chalk Eli his X mark
Lomond Witness of signatures H.J. Read.
(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
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Page Revised by Ivy F. Benoit (Wednesday February 20, 2013)
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