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Will of Thomas Dally
This is the last will and Testament of me Thomas Dally Planter of Pikes Arm Herring Neck in the District of Twillingate, Newfoundland
First. I give devise and bequeath to my wife Mary Ann Dally my Dwelling House in which I now live with all the furniture therein for her own absolute use and benefit
Secondly I give and bequeath to my two sons Thomas Dally and Eli Dally all my fishing room consisting of stage, flakes, stores, situated in Pikes Arm aforesaid one garden situated in Ridout’s Cove, one garden in Clarkes Cove near William Stuckeys premises, one meadow in beyond the aforesaid William Stuckeys premises, and one garden below Cutlers premises in Pikes Arm, also my schooner “Julia” with all her gear and apparel my Cod Traps, Nets and all other fishing gear and boats that I own for their absolute use and benefit, share and share alike.
Thirdly I bequeath to my daughter Susanna Blandford the meadow situated in the bottom of Pikes Arm for her own use and benefit.
Fourthly I further direct and wish that the following legacies and bequests shall be paid out of monies that I have deposited in the Newfoundland Government Savings Bank in St. John’s, Newfoundland viz
Fifthly I further wish and direct that my lawful debts Funeral and Testamentary
expenses the cost of a suitable Headstone (to be placed over my grave)
and the sum of Forty Dollars to my executor for his services shall
be paid out of the monies in the Savings Bank aforesaid. And whatever money
is left in the before mentioned Savings Bank after paying the above mentioned
bequests and legacies I give devise and bequeath to my dear wife
Mary Ann Dally aforesaid for her own absolute use and
(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
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