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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
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George Henry Emerson
Will of George Henry Emerson
from Newfoundland will books volume 10 pages 372-373
probate year 1916
GEORGE HENRY EMERSON deceased.
This is the last will and testament
of me George H. Emerson, Judge of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland. I
revoke all former wills made by me.
First I give devise and bequeath to my
son Edward all my law books as compensation for his executorship of this my
Secondly. I confirm the gift of my gold watch to my son Prescott.
Thirdly. I give devise and bequeath all the rest residue and remainder of my
estate, of whatever nature or kind, to my wife Katherine Mary,
during her natural life and after her death to such of my children then living
and in such proportions as she shall, in her last will and testament or other
formal instrument executed during her lifetime appoint: and in the absence
of the exercise of such power of appointment then all my children then living
share and share alike.
Fourthly I appoint my wife Katherine
Mary and my son
Edward executors of this my last will and testament. Dated
at St. John’s,
Newfoundland, this ninth day of January, One thousand nine hundred and thirteen. Geo.
H. Emerson. Signed, published and declared by the said testator as
his last will and testament in our presence who, in his presence and in the
presence of each other, have subscribed our names as witnesses to the due execution
thereof on the day and date thereof. The said
Will having been read over to the testator before execution as he was unable
to read. William H. Horwood. Gerald G. Byrne.
(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
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