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Will of Frederick Cornick
Last Will and Testament
This is the last will and testament of me Frederick Cornick of St. John's Mason. I hereby revoke all former wills by me made. I give devise and bequeath unto my son Henry John Cornick all my leasehold interest in and to the dwelling house at present occupied by me situate in William Street in the Town of St. John's aforesaid and I also give devise and bequeath unto my said son Henry John all my Household furniture goods chattels things of every description of which I may die possessed except what is hereinafter bequeathed by me. I also provided that my wife Mary Jane shall live in the said dwelling house so long as she remains a widow. I give devise and bequeath unto my grandson James Mann Martin my silver watch and chain. I give devise and bequeath unto my wife Mary Jane and to my son Silvester William and to my daughter Alice all moneys which I may die possessed of share and share alike and I appoint my said son Henry John Cornick sole Executor of this my will. In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand this nineteenth day of October anno domini one thousand nine hundred and one. (Sgd.) Frederick Cornick. Signed by the said Testator as his last will and testament in the presence of us present at the same time who at his request, in his presence, and in the presence of each other have subscribed our names as witnesses. (sgd.) W. Mainwaring Clapp (sgd.) William Skanes
I hereby certify the foregoing to be a correct copy of the last will and testament of Frederick Cornick deceased.
D. M. Browning
(Listed in the margin of this will)
Note: This is a transcription from LDS microfilm 2070897 for Newfoundland will books vol 7 folio 112 probate 1901. The Cornicks originated in Dorset, England. I am not sure where Frederick fits in the family. His son Henry John married Euphemia Phoebe McBay at Topsail Anglican in August 1890.
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