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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
Clara Emerson


Will of Clara Emerson
from Newfoundland will books volume 6 page 508 probate year 1899

Last will and Testament of
Clara Emerson of St. John’s
widow deceased

      I Clara Emerson of St. John’s in the Island of Newfoundland, widow, declare this to be my last will & Testament. Whereas I am Executrix under the will of my late husband Prescott Emerson, and whereas I have invested certain moneys belonging to the estate of my said late husband in my own name under certain indentures of mortgage as follows:

  • From Patrick J. Scott Administrator dated December 4th 1893,
  • from Ida Lilly dated December 20th 1892,
  • from Samuel Garrett dated June 10th 1896,
  • from Adam Ramsay dated October 15th 1894,
  • from James Cahill dated December 10th 1896,
  • from Catherine Cotter dated August 1893,
  • from Caroline Kenny dated November 20th 1896,
  • from Catherine Farrell dated May 27th 1896,
  • from Ann Denief dated September 1st 1893,
  • from Mary Nagle dated November 3rd 1896,
  • from Thomas Green dated December 11th 1893,
  • from Johanna Edmond dated September 5th 1993,
  • from Samuel Case dated September 9th 1893,
  • from William Samways dated November 7th 1896,
  • from William J. Savin dated August 19th 1893.

And whereas I desire to carry out the terms and intention of the will of my said late husband. Now I hereby give and bequeath all my right title and interest in the said deeds of mortgage to my nephew Charles H. Emerson To hold the same unto him for ever. And I hereby appoint my said nephew Charles H. Emerson to be the sole Executor of this my last will and Testament. Dated at St. John’s this 11th day of March 1898. (Sgd) Clara Emerson.

      I certify the foregoing to be a correct copy of the last will and Testament of Clara Emerson deceased

D. M. Browning

(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
D. Morison
granted to
C. H. Emerson
the Exor
Feb 7: 1899
sworn under



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