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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
George Richard Davis


Will of George Richard Davis
from Newfoundland will books volume 8 pages 228-229 probate year 1907

In re
      George Richard Davis         deceased.

      This is the last will and testament of me George Richard Davis, of Bay of Islands in Newfoundland, Planter:-
First, I desire that all my just debts, funeral and testamentary expenses shall be first paid out of my estate by my executor hereinafter named;
      Second, I appoint my son George Apsey Davis sole executor of this my will;
Third. I give, devise and bequeath to my three sons Edward Peckingham, George Apsey and James Falconer, and my grandson John McLeod all lands, moneys goods, chattels and effects of every description of which I shall die possessed, to hold the same to my said three sons and grandson in equal shares as tenants in common forever;
      Fourth, in the event of my said grandson John McLeod dying without leaving a child or children him surviving it is my wish and desire and I hereby will and direct that the share of said property bequeathed to my said grandson John McLeod shall upon his dying without leaving a child or children him surviving vest in and become the absolute property of my said three sons Edward Peckingham, George Apsey and James Falconer in equal shares as tenants in common forever
Witness my hand at St. John’s Newfoundland, this twelfth day of June A.D. 1906. George R. Davis Signed, published and declared by the said testator as and for his last will and testament in our presence, who in the presence of the testator and of each other, all present at the same time, have hereunto subscribed our names as witnesses    D. Morison    A.W. Knight

Certified correct,
D. M. Browning

(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
Feby 11 07
Feby 12. 07
granted to
George Apsey
Estate sworn
at $5000.00



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