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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
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Will of George Chambers
from Newfoundland will books volume 9 pages 548-549
probate year 1912
George Chambers deceased.
This is the last will and Testament
of me George Chambers of Pushthrough, Hermitage Bay.
First. I hereby revoke all testamentary dispositions heretofore made
by me and declare this to be my last will and Testament.
Second. I give,
devise and bequeath all the debentures of the Government of Newfoundland
now possessed by me and all my shares in the Imperial Tobacco Company
of St. John’s to my four daughters Jane Swan, Mary Ann
Camp, Martha Webb, Effie Emily Camp, and my son Robert
Chambers, to be divided among
them equally. It is my express wish and desire that the said debentures
and shares shall not be sold but that they be deposited in the Newfoundland
Savings Bank and the interest upon them shall be allowed to accumulate
and that none of my said children receive any money therefrom unless
he or she is in dire distress.
Third. In the event of the
death of any of my said children the share of the said deceased child
shall be divided equally among my children who shall survive the said
Fourth. I give devise and bequeath unto my
son Robert Chambers all the land, premises, houses and
other real and personal property whatsoever of which I am possessed.
Fifth. I appoint my said son Robert Chambers and the Reverend
William Courage, Church of England Clergyman at Pushthrough.
Executors of this my will - In witness whereof I have hereunto set my
hand this 16th day of February A.D. 1912 - George
Chambers - Signed by
the said George Chambers as and for his last will and
testament in the presence of us who in his presence and at his request
and in the presence of each other have hereunto subscribed our names
as witnesses Chas. E. Hunt Martha Keppie
D. M. Browning
(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
Wm. R Courage
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