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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
George Devereux


Will of George Devereux
from Newfoundland will books volume 6 page 505 probate year 1899

Last will and Testament of
George Devereux of Trepassey S.D.
Planter deceased

      In the name of God Amen
I George Devereux of Trepassey Planter in the Southern District of the Island of Newfoundland do make publish and declare this to be my last will and Testament. First. I give and bequeath unto my son George Devereux Six hundred dollars I also bequeath unto my son Joseph Devereux Six hundred dollars also my daughter Mary Eliza Four hundred & fifty dollars also John Devereux my son Fifty dollars also Richard Devereux my son Ten dollars
Houses and all landed property owned by me I give and bequeath to my sons George & Joseph Devereux. My daughter Mary Eliza to be Mistress of the house while she remain unmarried. Anything she fancy in the house she can take it.
Interest after expenses paid to be divided equally between George, Joseph & Mary Eliza Devereux. I also appoint my two sons George & Joseph Devereux my Executors to this my will. In witness whereof I have hereunto my hand seal subscribed and set at Trepassey aforesaid this first day October A.D. 1891. (Sgd) George his X mark Devereux Signed Sealed published and declared by the said George Devereux as and for his last will and Testament in the presence of us and each of us who have in the presence of the said George Devereux and at his request and in the presence of each other subscribe our names as witness (sgd) Thomas Sutton. (Sgd) Alexander Stevenson

      I certify the foregoing to be a correct copy of the last will and Testament of George Devereux deceased

D. M. Browning

(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
Jos I Little
C. J.
granted to
G. Devereux
& Jos. Devereux
the Exors.
Nov. 15: 1899
sworn under



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