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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
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Will of Bernard Gooby
from Newfoundland will books volume 9 page 506 probate
Bernard Gooby deceased.
This is the last will and Testament
of me Bernard Gooby of St. John’s Labourer I give devise and bequeath
to my daughter Elizabeth Anne wife of Augustus
Johns Master Mariner the
sum of Fifty Dollars to her sole and separate use and behoof.
I give devise and bequeath to my daughter Mary Jane wife of John
Pinsent Engineer the sum of Fifty Dollars to her sole and separate
use and behoof.
3. I give devise and bequeath to my son Andrew Gooby of His Majesty’s
Customs the sum of Fifty Dollars
4. All the rest residue and
remainder of my Estate real and personal I give devise and bequeath to
my son William Pearl Gooby of St. John’s aforesaid
Clerk in the employment of Steer Brothers and I charge this portion of
my Estate with all my debts and all my funeral and testamentary expenses.
5 I appoint my said son William Pearl Gooby to be the
sole Executor of this my Last will. Witness my hand this 7th day of December
A.D. 1908. Bernard his x mark Gooby Signed published
and declared by the said Testator as his last will and Testament in the
presence of us who in the presence of the Testator and of each other
have subscribed our names as witnesses hereto the same having been first
read over and explained to the said Testator in the presence of us and
the said Testator appearing fully to understand the same and in our presence
affixing his mark thereto Charles Hackett
Alex. J. W. McNeily
D. M. Browning
(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
Page Contributed by Judy Benson & Ivy F. Benoit
Page Revised by Ivy F. Benoit (Wednesday February 20, 2013)
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