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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
Edward H. Davey


Will of Edward H. Davey
from Newfoundland will books volume 9 pages 234-235 probate year 1911

In re
      Edward H. Davey          deceased.

      This is the last will and Testament of me Edward H. Davey of St. John’s in the Island of Newfoundland Builder
First I give and bequeath unto my nephew and niece Charley and Bessie Davey children of my deceased Brother Charlie the sum of Twenty five hundred dollars each
Second I give and bequeath to Edward Davey Wills and his sister Laura Wills the sum of Five thousand five hundred dollars each
Third I give and devise the sum of Six thousand dollars to be equally divided amongst the children of Everet Wills (not including the two above named) the sum of six thousand dollars this amount to be held by my Executor and applied by him towards their Education and support in such manner as he may deem fit and proper
I give and devise the sum of Two thousand five hundred dollars towards the fund for the completion of the organ of the Church of England Cathedral.
I give and bequeath unto the Church of England orphanage the sum of Two thousand five hundred dollars
All the rest residue and remainder of my Estate and effects I give and bequeath unto my surviving brothers to be equally divided between them

With regard to the business now carried on between me and my brother George it is my will and desire that my Executor shall give my brother George such time as he may consider reasonable to realize my interest therein and in the matter of such time my Executor shall be the sole judge my Executor using his descretion as to the best mode of such realization I nominate and appoint James Augustus Clift of St. John’s Solicitor to be the sole Executor of this my said will and in addition to his compensation as such he shall be entitled to charge the usual fees for his professional services
In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand at St. John’s this 8th day of March A.D. 1911 Edward H. his x mark Davey Signed by the said Testator as and for his last will and Testament in the presence of us who being present at the same time in his presence and in the presence of each other have hereunto Subscribed our names as witness Having first been read over and Explained    H. Rendell    Annie M LeDrew

Certified correct,
D. M. Browning

(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
Mar 25/11
Mar 27/11
granted to
Jas. A. Cleft
sworn at



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