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Will of John Garland from Newfoundland will books volume 6 pages 418-420 probate year 1898
Last will and Testament of
This is the last will and Testament
of me John Garland of Pushthrough, Hermitage Bay Newfoundland
Planter. I hereby direct that at my decease all my funeral and testamentary
expenses and all my just debts be first paid and settled. And after my
death it is my desire that my wife Mary Garland shall
hold possession of all my premises at Pushthrough including lands, houses,
flakes, stage with all fishing skiffs, punts, nets and fishing gear together
with all household furniture, beds & bedding and all other properties
of every sort and description to be occupied used and enjoyed by her
for her support and maintenance as long as she shall live. Also to receive
the interest on all monies due to me or that may become due to me from
any source whatever for her use and benefit as long as she lives.
A Codicil to my will, the said will bearing date the twenty third day of September A.D. one thousand Eight hundred and eighty five. I hereby direct that owing to the decease of my daughter Elizabeth Roberts (formerly Garland) wife of Morgan Roberts that the amount bequeathed to her in my former will aforesaid be now equally divided between my other children viz William Garland, Thomas Garland, Ann Roberts (formerly Garland) James Garland, Maria Kendle (formerly Garland) and Wilson Garland. And I hereby appoint Edward Clench Gallop Esq Gaultois JP to be Executor of this my codicil. In witness whereof I have set my hand and seal this twenty second day of July in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and ninety one. (Sgd) John his X mark Garland (LS) Signed Sealed and delivered by the testator the said John Garland in the presence of us who in his presence at his request and in the presence of each other have hereunto subscribed our names as witnesses it having first been read over and explained to him (Sgd) John W. Taylor (LS) (sgd) W. T. Rive (LS)
I certify the foregoing to be a correct copy of the last will and Testament and codicil of John Garland deceased
D. M. Browning
(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
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