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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
David Doyle


Will of David Doyle
from Newfoundland will books volume 10 pages 576-577 probate year 1917

In re
      David Doyle          deceased.

      In the name of God Amen    Know all men by their present that I David Doyle of Harbor Main in the Island of Newfoundland being of sound mind memory and understanding at this date 15th December A.D. 1887 make this my last will and testament - I will and bequeath to my wife Mary Doyle my Dwelling House cellar kitchen garden stable cart and sheep whilst living it is to be the property of my son Richard Doyle after my wife death
I will and bequeath to my son Philip Doyle one half of my marsh property that is N. West part. I will & bequeath to my son Richard Doyle one half of my marsh property that is south east part.
I will and bequeath to my son Philip Doyle one half of my land adjoining Denis Doyles old farm his part south east of old road running through the land. I will and bequeath to my wife Mary Doyle one half of aforesaid land that is North west part bounded by the main line of Road said part to be the property of Richard Doyle after the death of my wife
I will and bequeath to my son Philip Doyle one half of my water side property: that is N.E. east part also my son Richard Doyle is to have the south west part of water side property both of my sons is to have the use of my stage also Richard Doyle is to assist Philip Doyle in building such as finding timber for house either of sons cannot sell or mortgage one foot of my land if they do not settle down.
I will and bequeath to my daughter Mary Doyle one sheep that is if she return to the Country
I will give to my wife Mary Doyle the use of my old garden for the term of four years from this Date 13th May 1896. Signed sealed and delivered at Harbor Main the 15th December A.D. 1887 in the presence of the subscribing witnesses David his X mark Doyle. John Sullivan Stephen Hickey I appoint Cornelius Sullivan of Harbor Main & James Woodford to be my executors to this my last will Testament

Charles H. Emerson
Registrar of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland

(Listed in the margin of this will)
May 23/17
Emerson J.
Adm c.t.a.
Aug 12/17
granted to
Philip Doyle
R. Doyle
Estate sworn
at $300.00
Thos Strapp
Edw Fewer



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