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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
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Will of Stephen Gosse
from Newfoundland will books volume 9 pages 38-39
probate year 1909
Stephen Gosse deceased.
In the name of God Amen I Stephen
Gosse of Solomon, of Tilton In the District of Harbor Grace (Trader) Being
Through the Blessings of God - In a sound state of mind and memory. But
Calling to mind the frail Tenure of life & that it is appointed to
all men once to die. Do make and ordain this my last will and testament
With Respects to my worldly Estate - I give, Bequath and dispose of it
as Followers First I give and bequeth to my son Simeon Gosse to be paid
from my Estate the sum of Twenty Dollars, and also to my Daughter Esther
Allsopp the sum of twenty dollars. And also to my son Selby
sum of twenty dollars and also to my Daughter Diana Noseworthy the sum
of Seventy-five Dollars $75.00 and to my Daughter Lucy Gosse the sum
of one Hundred & fifty dollars $150.00 To be paid after my death
out of my Estate
And I give Bequath and set over to my Dearly
Beloved wife Rebecca Gosse All the remainder of my Right Title and entress
of all I possess Namely my Dwelling House & out houses, stores & all
my lands, Together with every thing that is in my posesion - for her
own absolute use To do with has she deem fit, Sell, Give, make over,
or do with just as she please And I do hereby appoint and ordain Mr
Solomon Gosse of Robert and M Josiah Jeans & Mr James Gosse of Peter to be
my Executers to this my last will and Testament Hereby Revoking all other & former
wills & testaments By me at any time heretofore made In witness wereof
I have set my hand and seal This the third day June one thousand nine
Hundred and nine. In presents of Stephen Gosse (LS) Solomon Gosse of
Robert Josiah Janes James Gosse of Peter
D. M. Browning
(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
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Page Revised by Ivy F. Benoit (Wednesday February 20, 2013)
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