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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
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Will of Lambert Forward
from Newfoundland will books volume 9 pages 476-477
probate year 1912
Lambert Forward deceased.
This is the last will and testament
of me Lambert Forward of Burgeo in the Dt. Of Burgeo and Lapoile in the
Island of Newfoundland Mariner and I hereby revoke all other wills heretofore
made by me. I give and bequeath to my daughter Maud Forward of Burgeo
my house household goods which shall be in or about the dwelling at the
time of my decease also the store and other out houses land gardens and
the cow included as absolutely hers, should she desire to sell the same
my son Henry Forward shall be given the first chance to purchase and
the amount that the said Maud Forward is to receive as payment from him
is not to exceed two hundred dollars. If the said Henry Forward does
not care to purchase my sons Robert Forward or John
Forward or his sons
are to have the same privilege to purchase the said dwelling house and
All cash on hand and invested at the time of my decease
shall be held in trust by my executors for the benefit of my daughter
Maud Forward and a further amount of the trust fund
is to be used for her benefit what ever amount my executors may think
necessary for her support untill the time of her marriage After her marriage whatever sum of money may be left from this fund is
to be equally divided among all my daughters and sons or their children.
piece of hay land at the Barrachoix I give and to my Grand son Augustus
Moulton as absolutely his.
My son John Forward and his sons
are to have the land at the northside of the public road which divides
his house from mine and further my son John and his sons are to have
the right of way to the waterside over the said land on which my dwelling
house stands by the path which he now uses and the right to have and
keep a stage or store thereon forever And I appoint my son in law John
Moulton and my friend Joseph Small executors
of this my last will and testament In witness whereof
I have set my hand and seal this First day of April one thousand nine
hundred and twelve sgd. L. Forward (LS) witnesses to the signature of Lambert
Forward Jane S. Diccks Joseph Small. J.P.
D. M. Browning
(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
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Page Revised by Ivy F. Benoit (Wednesday February 20, 2013)
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