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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
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Will of Charles Gear
from Newfoundland will books volume 8 page 482 probate year
Charles Gear deceased.
This is the last will and Testament
of me Charles Gear of Saint John’s in the Colony of Newfoundland made
this Third day of January in the year of our Lord one thousand nine hundred
and eight I hereby revoke all wills made by me at any time heretofore. I appoint
my nephew Robert Gear MacDonald of Colonial Street Saint John’s Chemist’s
assistant to be my Executor and direct that all my Debts and Funeral Expenses
shall be paid as soon as conveniently may be after my decease
and bequeath unto my wife Dinah Gear all my personal property
and all furniture and goods in the house. To my said wife all the amount of
money standing to my credit in the Savings Department of the Bank of Montreal
at Saint John’s
as shown in pass book No 985 Save and except the sum of Twenty-five dollars
which is to be paid to my sister Eliza Leo of Brooklyn, New
York in the United States of America; or in case of her death to her daughter Margaret
Brooklyn aforesaid, if living. (sgd) Charles Gear. Signed
by the said Testator in the presence of us, present at the same time, who at
h request, in h presence, and in the presence
of each other have subscribed our names as witnesses (sgd) F.S. Knight (sgd)
H. T. Nicol
D. M. Browning
(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
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