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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
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Will of Susannah Easton
from Newfoundland will books volume 10 pages 539
to 541 probate year 1917
Susannah Easton deceased.
This is the last will and Testament
of me Susannah Easton of Musgrave Harbor.
1. I hereby
revoke all other wills hitherto by me made. I give
devise and bequeath to my grandsons as follows -
To Edison and
- That piece of land upon which the
dwelling house stands including dwelling house, stores stages flakes
- that piece of land on the point, bounded on the East by the Methodist
Cemetery on the south by the sea shore on the west by Benjamin
property also that piece of land bounded on the south by John
- That piece of land known as the meadow one half of same to be property
of Edison and Walter.
- That piece of land known
as the Farm, bounded on the east by Albert Elliotts property on
the west by John Easton’s on the north by Cornelius
the South by Cemetery Road
- That piece of
land known as the potato garden bounded on the north and east by
the public Road on the south by Mark Goodyears on the west by Samson
piece of land known as the Brook Garden that portion west of the
Brook bounded on the east by the Brook on the north by the public
Road on the west by John Eastons.
- That piece
of land known as the shore garden bounded on the north by the shore
on the west by William Whiteway on the east by John
of the said piece of land with the exception of that portion which belongs
to John Steal which is bounded by the Public Road and extends to
the big rock in the center of the garden.
- Also the property on the Washaws Island including house flake and
fishing stage. I also bequeath to my grandson Walter Falk for his
personal use but not to be sold to any party or parties but Edison
and Walter Easton” that
piece of land known as the meadow one half of which is to be his
property according to the agreements mentioned above. Also that piece
of land on the east side of the Brook known as the Brook garden bounded
on the east by Albert Hallett and Edison
and Walter Easton’s
property on the north by the public road on the west by the Brook
on the south by Davis Flynn’s property. I also bequeath to
my grandsons Edison and Walter Easton all live stock, horse cow sheep
etc. to be their property after my death
I do here
appoint Dr. Charles R. Whiteway to be the executor of this my last
will and testament. Witness my hand at Musgrave Harbour aforesaid this
twenty-first day of August One thousand nine hundred and Sixteen - Susannah
her X mark Easton - Signed published and declared by me for her last will
and testament in the presence of us who in the presence of the said “J.W.
of each other have subscribed our names as witnesses. John
W. Winsor Methodist
Minister August 21/16. Dr. C.R. Whiteway Samson Easton
Charles H. Emerson
Registrar of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland
(Listed in the margin of this will)
Page Contributed by Judy Benson & Ivy F. Benoit
Page Revised by Ivy F. Benoit (Wednesday February 20, 2013)
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