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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
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Will of John Costello
from Newfoundland will books volume 9 pages 265-266
probate year 1911
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.
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.
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.
D. M. Browning
(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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