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Will of Thomas Dominey Jr.
In re Thomas Dominey Jr. deceased
The last will and testament of me Thomas Dominey Jr. fisherman of Deer Island in the Dt of Burgeo & LaPoille in the Dominion of Newfoundland. I will and bequeath to my father Robert Dominey of Deer Island my Dwelling house to be his absolutely at his death then it is to be sold for the benefit of my estate my Motor boat to be sold also for my estate to the highest offer. All cash on hand and in banks to be kept invested for the benefit and support of my father Robert Dominey. After his death whatever remains I desire and bequeath to my brother John Dominey of Garnish, Fortune Bay. In event of his death then whatever remains of my estate I bequeath to my uncle William Thomas Dominey now of Deer Island. The money invested in the British Columbia Loan Company if it should ever be paid goes into my estate as other monies. I hereby appoint Joseph Small Magistrate Burgeo to be my executor to this my last Will and Testament. Signed and sealed after having first be read over to him in the presence of the two witnesses. Thomas his X mark Dominey. Signed in our presence this 28th day of August A.D.--1919. Joseph Small J.P. Finlay McDonald.
Codicil to the Will of Thomas Dominey Jr. of Deer Island Be it known and made manifest to all whom it may concern that I Thomas Dominey have made and declared by my last will and testament in writing bearing date of the twenty eight day of August 1919 in which I bequeathed to my brother John Dominey of Garnish, Fortune Bay all the residue of my estate after the death of my father Robert Dominey. I now devise that my Uncle William Dominey shall have two thirds of my residue of estate after my father's death and my brother John Dominey to receive one third only Nothing ever to be removed from the house until after my father's death
Correct William F. Lloyd
(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
|Note: The wills in those will books are NOT actual wills. They are hand-written copies of a, "last will and testament," written by the court clerk, after the death of the testator, when the executor presented
them to the court for probate. The court clerk didn't list the signatures at the bottom, he (or she) just put them in the book in whatever order they were in, on the original document, no spacing most of the time, no punctuation. The originals were kept by the executor.
We who have typed these wills, have made every effort to include all the errors that were on the microfilm, in order to avoid destroying the integrity of the originals, where ever they may be.
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