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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
(G)
Thomas Garland

 

Will of Thomas Garland
from Newfoundland will books volume 10, there is no page number, this will is tucked between pages 313 and 314, probate year 1915

In re
      Thomas Garland deceased.

The last Will and Testament of Thomas Garland, of Gaultois, in the District of Fortune Bay, in the Island of Newfoundland, this twenty-first day of March in the year One thousand Nine Hundred and fourteen A.D.

I will and bequeath that my estate at Gaultois, consisting of Land of which I hold the Grants, Dwelling Houses, Shop, Stores Wharves and all erections thereon, Stock contained therein, schooners, all debts due to me and all other property and land at Grois Pass Island and Ship Cove in Hermitage Bay, all money in Banks at St. John’s, to my two sons Wilson and Arthur share and share alike, wishing them to continue the business as formerly and to pay the following bequests:
To my wife Hannah the sum of Five Hundred Dollars yearly while she lives
To my two daughters Martha and Lily the sum of One thousand dollars each.
To my two Brothers James & Wilson, of Pushthro, the sum of four hundred dollars each.
To my sister Maria Kendell of Green Point the sum of Four hundred Dollars
To my son Jacob, of Pushthro the sum of Five thousand Dollars, to be paid in ten yearly installments.
To my son-in-law the sum of Five Hundred Dollars, Wm N. Andrews of Gaultois.

I will and direct that my Executors pay all lawful debts and expences,
I appoint my two sons Wilson and Arthur Executors of this my last Will and Testament,
      (Seal)    Thomas Garland
Signed and Sealed in the presence of
Frederick A. Douglas,
Wm. N. Andrews Witnesses

Gaultois March 21st 1914         Correct.

(Listed in the margin next to this will)
Fiat
Apr. 23/15
C.J.
Probate
Apr. 23/15
granted to
Wilson Garland
& Arthur
Garland
Estate sworn
at $80,000.00

 

 

Page Contributed by Judy Benson & Ivy F. Benoit

Page Revised by Ivy F. Benoit (Wednesday February 20, 2013)

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