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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
John Costello


Will of John Costello
from Newfoundland will books volume 9 pages 265-266 probate year 1911

In re
      John Costello          deceased.

      In the name of God Amen. I John Costello of Conception Harbor in the Island of Newfoundland being of sound and disposing mind and memory and considering the uncertainty of this Life do make publish and declare this to be my last will and Testament.
First I give devise and bequeat to my eldest son John Costello the house and land which he now occupy also forty feet square on North East side on Main Line of Road on North Boundary of property
Second I give devise and bequeat to my second son David Costello one third part of Colliers Brook farm which now he ocupy and after my death he is to receive one half of the said farm.
Third I give devise and bequeat to my third son Timothy Costello House and outhouses cattle and all that parsle of land bound as follows on the East by old road on the west by his Brother Job Costello on the south by Healys Pond road on the north by his Uncle Timothy Costello also one third of Colliers Brook farm and after my death one half of the said farm.
Forth I give devise and bequeat to my Forth son Edward Costello seventy feet N. by main line of road seventy feet west by pen south seventy feet and East seventy feet to him his heirs and assigns forever.
And last I hereby constitute and appoint my said sons Timothy Costello and John Costello to be executrix and executors of this my last will and Testament revoking and annulling all former wills by me made and ratifying and confirming this and no other to be my last will and Testament John x Costello (LS)    Signed declared and published by the above named John Costello as and for his last will and Testament in presence of us who at his request have signed as witnesses to the same this Twentied sixth day of December in the year of our lord one thousand nine hundred and five    Patrick Curran Timothy his x Costello    James J. Wade.

Certified correct,
D. M. Browning

(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
May 29/11
C. J.
May 30/11
to Timothy
sworn at



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