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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
John E. Deay


Will of John E. Deay
from Newfoundland will books volume 12 page 419 probate year 1923

In re
      JOHN E. DEAY.          DECEASED.

This is the last Will and Testament of me, John E. Deay of Saint John’s in the Island of Newfoundland Electric Lines Foreman.

I give, devise and bequeath my dwelling house on the North Side of York Street in the town of Saint John’s together with all my household furniture and effects to my wife Alice Deay and my son Alfred A. Deay, for their use and benefit jointly during the life of my said wife.

After the death of my said wife, I give, devise and bequeath said dwelling house, household furniture and effects to my said son Alfred A. Deay absolutely, but subject to any rents and outgoings payable in respect of said dwelling house.

I give and bequeath any interest I may have in any Insurance upon my life and monies derivable therefrom to my said wife, Alice Deay.

I give, devise and bequeath all the residue and remainder of my monies, estate and effects of every description to my said wife and to my said son Alfred A. Deay in equal shares.

I appoint my said wife and my said son Alfred A. Deay, Executrix and Executor of this my Will.

St. John’s August 17th 1922.     J. DEAY.

Signed published and declared by the said Testator as and for his last Will and Testament in the presence of us who at his request in his presence and in the presence of each other (all present at the same time) have hereunto subscribed our names as witnesses.
W. E. Wood Aug 17/22
Alex. O’ D’ Kelly.

William F. Lloyd
Registrar of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland

(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
Fiat Aug 19/23
Horwood CJ
Probate granted
to Alice Deay
and Alfred
A. Deay.
August 20/23.
Estate sworn
at $2450.00



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