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Will of Julia Gordon
This is the last will and testament
of me Julia Gordon of Harbour Grace widow of Samuel
Gordon late of Harbour
Grace Master Mariner deceased. I revoke
all wills heretofore by me made. I appoint
my stepdaughter Theresa Frazer my nephew Willis
Davis and my friend O.V.
Travers to be the executors of this my last will I bequeath to my said executors all property of every kind and description
whatsoever whether real or personal of which I shall die possessed Upon
Trust First to deliver to my stepdaughter Theresa Frazer for her sole and
absolute use all the furniture pictures and personal chattels which came
to me through my late husband Samuel Gordon and which
consist principally of two chests of drawers two sofas three tables two
arm chairs certain mohair chairs and a grandfather clock which furniture
together with any other articles not specifically mentioned can be identified
by my said executors.
Hr. Grace Nov. 27th 1912. Julia Gordon. Signed published and declared by the testatrix as and for her last will and testament in the presence of us who in her presence and in the presence of each other have subscribed our names hereto as witnesses J.A.W.W. McNeily, Jane B. Ash.
This is a codicil to this my last will and testament. I revoke the appointment of Willis Davis as one of my executors and I appoint Ernest Simmonds of Harbour Grace Merchant in his place and stead. Owing to changed circumstances I regretfully revoke my bequest (a) in the foregoing will to the Trustees of the Methodist Church in Harbour Grace and direct them instead to pay the said bequest of one hundred dollars to my niece Sophia Davis. Otherwise I confirm the foregoing will in all respects. Harbour Grace Apr. 23 1914. Julia Gordon. Witnesses who have signed in the presence of the said Julia Gordon and each other O.V. Travers. J.A.W.W. McNeily.
(Listed in the margin of this will)
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