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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
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Will of Ann Glasgow
from Newfoundland will books volume 10 page 384 probate year
ANN GLASGOW deceased.
In the name of God Amen. I, Ann
Glasgow widow of John Glasgow of St. John’s
being of sound mind memory and disposition do make this my last will and
testament. I hereby appoint John Nash of St. John’s Wheelwright son of the late
Thomas J. Nash to be my sole executor.
1st I direct my executor to pay all
my just debts and my funeral and testamentary expenses.
2nd. I direct and bequeath two hundred dollars
to my daughter Bridget Glasgow of St. John’s
3rd. I direct and bequeath twenty dollars to my
daughter Margaret Duggen wife of James Duggen of St. John’s.
4th I devise and bequeath to my
executor upon trust all my interest in five tenement houses situate on Water
Street West to be dealt with as follows: to collect the rents for one year after
my death and pay the current ground rent insurance and taxes on the said property
and to divide the balance of the years rent equally between my three children Michael
Margaret and Bridget After this one year expires to
transfer all my interest in said property to my son Thomas. If
the houses should be burnt or destroyed by fire within the above named period
of one year after my death I desire my executor to collect the insurance monies
payable in respect thereof and divide the net proceeds there of equally between
my four children Thomas, Michael Margaret and Bridget. I
bequeath my household furniture (not including Thomas’ bed
which is his own) to my daughters Margaret and Bridget in
equal shares. Ann her X mark Glasgow Signed
published and declared as and for her last will and testament at St. John’s
this 19th day of February A.D. 1916 by the said testatrix in our presence present
at the same time who in her presence and at her request and in the presence
of each other (the same having been read over and explained to said testatrix)
signed our names as witnesses William R. Howley John Holden
Charles H. Emerson
Registrar of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland.
(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
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