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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills


Will of Thomas Davis, from Newfoundland will books volume 15 page 162 probate year 1930

IN RE.                DECEASED


This is the Last Will and Testament of me, Thomas Davis of 42 Prince of Wales Street, St John's, Newfoundland, Painter, made at St John's aforesaid the eleventh day of November A.D. 1924.
I hereby revoke all former wills and testamentary dispositions by me at any time heretofore made.
I appoint my wife, Mary Davis, to be the executrix of this my will.
I give devise and bequeath to my said wife during her lifetime the two houses, No 40 and 42 Prince of Wales Street in St John's aforesaid. After her death the said houses shall be sold and the proceeds arising therefrom shall be divided equally between my children vis Florence, Elizabeth, Frederick, Cyril, Clarence and my adopted son, Vincent share and share alike.
I give devise and bequeath to my son Frederick, the suite of plush furniture consisting of five pieces at present in my house.
My wife is to have the use of this furniture for her lifetime.
I give devise and bequeath to my wife, Mary Davis, the one storey house known as the Golf House, my furniture except the suite mentioned in the preceding paragraph, stock in trade, money and all the rest residue and remainder of my property real and personal absolutely.
IN WITNESS WHEREOF I have hereunto subscribed my name to this my Will the day and year first above written.


above named Thomas Davis as and for his last
Will and testament in our presence both
being present at the same time who at his
request and in his presence and in the
presence of each other have hereunto
subscribed our names as witnesses
Thomas Morrissey
John G. Higgins


William F Lloyd

Registrar of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland

Written in the top right-hand margin:
W. H. Horwood
June 4/30
Probate granted
Mary Davis
on the 5th day
of June A.D.
Value of Estate



Page Contributed by Judy Benson, Ernie Kraut & Transcribed by Lenora Cooper

Page Revised by Ivy F. Benoit (Tuesday June 20, 2017)

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