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In the Supreme Court
You shall swear that you believe this to be the true last Will and Testament of David Candow late of Bonavista in the Northern District of the Island of Newfoundland Stipendiary Magistrate deceased
You shall swear that you will pay all the Debts and Legacies of the Deceased, so far as the Goods shall extend and the Law shall bind you; and that you will exhibit a true, full, and perfect Inventory of all and every the Goods, Rights and Credits of the deceased together with a just and true account into the Registry of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland, when you shall be lawfully called thereto: And you shall further swear that the whole of the Goods, Rights, Chattels, Assets, Credits, and Effects of the said David Candow deceased, and of which he died possessed, do not, according to the best of your knowledge, judgement and belief, amount to the value of five thousand dollars.
So help you God.
Sworn before me, at St. John's,
Sworn before me at Bonavista this Jno G Skelton
Estate of David Candow
Dated 28 September 1888
Estate sworn under $5000
The Petition of David Candow Junior of Toronto in the Dominion of Canada but at present of St. Johns - Merchant - John G. Skelton of Bonavista in the Northern District of Newfoundland- M.D. Robert E. Forbes of same place- M.D. and John Symes of St. John's Gentleman -
That David Candow Senior late of Bonavista aforesaid Stipendary Magistrate - died at Bonavista aforesaid on the Twenty second day of August last leaving him surviving Four Sons - and one Daughter -
and proof are hereto annexed marked A & B respectively - that the said deceased made a Codicil to said will which had also been proven in due form - which said codicil is also hereto annexed marked C - and which has also been proven by the subscribing witness thereto - that in and under said Will and Codicil your Petitioners were appointed Executors-
Sworn before )
I will and bequeath after the death of my wife Ann Candow to my Son Archibald Candow my Large Mahogany Table Two Cane Bottomed? Chairs one drawing room chair with Leather Covered Seat and one Iron Bedstead with Feather bed & bedding - - - - - -
Sons and Daughter Ann Margaret Prince if she is living share and share alike, but in the event of Ann Margaret Prince aforesaid being dead her share to be divided amongst my surviving sons share and share alike - - - - - - - - I will and bequeath to my Grandson Errol Candow son of the late Robert Black Candow lately a resident of Canada the sum of Twenty pound currency to be deposited in the Union Bank in his name that is to say in the name of Errol Candow and there
to remain until he Errol Candow attains the age of Twenty one years but in the event of his Errol Candow's death before attaining the age of Twenty one years the principle with accumulated Interest to be paid to my Grand-daughter Jessie Candow daughter of James Candow on attaining the age of Twenty one - - - - - - I appoint - - - - - - - - - ??? Jno G Skelton of Bonavista and John Syme of St. Johns and R.E. Forbes of Bonavista - - - - Executors of this my last Will and Testament.
Signed by the said Testator as his last Will andTestament in the presence of us who in his presence and at his request, and in the presence of each who have hereunto Subscribed our names as witness this Fourteenth day of January one Thousand Eight Hundred and Eighty-four.
Codicil to the written will - I the undersigned David Candow Testator in the written will, do hereby cancel and revoke that portion of Said Will where I bequeath my property in Bonavista to my Son James Candow, that is to say
my Dwelling House outhouse garden and Land, the Said property as therein specified to be sold after my wifes (Ann Candow) death and the Amount realized to be divided amongst my surviving Sons or Daughter Share and Share alike as all other monies named herin. It is also my express wish and desire that no
money in any shape be paid to any of my children after my decease ??? during my wife Ann Candows widow-hood without the consent of all my
executors only ??? monies as shall be necessary to he??? Ann Candows personal comfort an??? Support to be paid to my wife Ann Candow. Neither my wife Ann Candow nor any or all of my children to realize on? any portion, nor all
of the aforesaid House outhouse garden Lands nor any other property belonging
to me until after my wife Ann Candows death.
(Listed in the margin of this page)
(The last Will and
Bonavista ) William Kough of
to his said last will and Testament in the presence of this Deponent and of the said Robert E. Forbes M.D. the other subscribing witness thereto - That Deponent and said Robert E. Forbes then and there signed their names to such Will and Codicil as such witnesses in the presence of the said Testator and of each other - and that at the time of the said execution of the said Will and said Codicil the said Testator was of sound and disposing mind memory and understanding to the best of Deponents knowledge and belief -
Sworn before me )
Jno Webb? J.P.
In the matter of the
Petition - affts.
T?? Probate be granted
Page Transcribed by Gordon Bennett
Page Revised by Ivy F. Benoit ( Thursday August 03, 2017 )
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