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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
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Andrew Thomas Drysdale
Will of Andrew Thomas Drysdale
from Newfoundland will books volume 6 pages
602-603 probate year 1900
Last will and Testament of
Andrew T. Drysdale of Harbour Grace
Post Master deceased
Know all men by these presents that I
Andrew Thomas Drysdale of Harbor Grace, Newfoundland
Post Master, being of sound disposing mind memory and recollection do
make publish and declare this to be my last will and Testament.
revoke all former wills made by me
(2) I will devise bequeath and give
to my wife Margaret Drysdale one half of the moneys
to be received from my Life Insurance Policies
(3) I will devise bequeath
and give to my wife Margaret Drysdale my collection
of Postage Stamps unused and cancelled
(4) I will devise bequeath and
give to the Revd John March C.C. Five hundred dollars
I will devise bequeath and give to my wife Margaret Drysdale the Gold
watch I received from F. J. McCarthy friends as a token
(6) I will devise bequeath and give to my wife Margaret
Drysdale all my bed room furniture bedding and carpets, also
mahogany dining table our glass and wood chairs purchased by me and all
the furniture in the back office
I will devise bequeath and give to my sisters Janet Mary Drysdale and
Lucy Ann Green jointly one half money receivable from
my Life Insurance Policies all the furniture inherited from my father
as well as the other appurtenances. The land at Mosquito at present occupied
by James Carroll and also land at Lady Pond.
(8) I will devise bequeath
and give to my sister Lucy Ann Green my Fathers watch.
(9) I hereby
constitute and appoint my sister Mrs Lucy Ann Green St. John’s
to be sole executrix to this my last will and Testament
My Life Insurance Policies are one in the Union Mutual Life McCoy Main
$2000.00. Two policies in the Standard £ 300. 0. 0. sterling
and $2000.00. Two policies in the Canada Life for $1000.00 and $1500.00
all profits except first mentioned.
Lastly. I leave my blessing
to my wife sisters nieces and nephews with a fond prayer that peace and
harmony may rest on all. Given under my hand this sixth day of March
A.D. nineteen hundred at Harbor Grace aforesaid. (Sgd) Andrew
Signed by the said Testator Andrew Thomas Drysdale in our presence and
in the presence of each other and the said Testator as his last will
and Testament and at his request subscribed our names as witnesses (sgd)
William Ward. (Sgd) John Foley.
I certify the foregoing to be
a correct copy of the last will and Testament of Andrew T. Drysdale deceased
D. M. Browning
(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
Jos. I. Little
Lucy H. Green
May 26: 1900
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