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Will of John Gilliard
I John Gilliard, of Gilliards
Cove, Twillingate in the Northern District of the Island of Newfoundland, make
this my last will and testament, while in the possession of sound mind and
memory, this 13th day of May in A.D. 1910. I give and devise my property situated
at the above named place as follows. (1) I give and devise unto my wife Lydia
Gilliard, and my two daughters Annie Gilliard and Lydia
Gilliard one half of
my garden known as Ashbourne’s garden, on the north side of
the said garden. (2) The big potato garden, cabbage garden little garden by
the waterside, dwelling house and outhouses, also one third of the waterside. But
should my wife marry again and take with her my daughters above named then
my executor is hereby empowered to sell the property given and devised unto
my wife and two children above named, and to use the money for the support
of my children named. If my wife die, the property
is also to be sold for the support of my two daughters Annie and Lydia
if one of my daughters above named die then her portion is to be the property
of the remaining child and my wife if she continues my widow.
(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
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