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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
John Grace


Will of John Grace from Newfoundland will books volume 6 page 423 probate year 1898

Last will and Testament of
John Grace of Freshwater Road
Farmer deceased

      In the name of God Amen I John Grace of St. John’s Newfoundland being ill in health but of sound mind and therefore do make this my last will and Testament in the order following that is to say. I give devise and bequeath unto my wife Ellen Grace half the land and half the house and half the barn. The lower field about one acre more or less to my daughter Mary An Grace, bounded by Patrick O’Neil on the west side, and the main road called Kenmount Road on the other. And also all the household efects I bequeath to my wife Ellen Grace and my daughter Mary Ann Grace equally between for ever. And I constitute and appoint Trustees James Dwyer and John Dillon both of St. John’s aforesaid to be Executors of this my last will and Testament hereby breaking all former wills by me made at any time made. In witness whereof I have hereunder set my hand and seal this second day of May one thousand eight hundred and ninety eight (sgd) John his X mark Grace. Witness (sgd) John Jenkinson. The foregoing last will and Testament of John Grace was signed by the said testator John Grace as and for his last will and testament in the presence of us present at the same time who at his request in his sight and presence and in the presence of each we have subscribed our names as attesting witness. Witness (sgd) William his X mark Jenkinson. (Sgd) Patrick his X mark Grace. Executors (sgd) James Dwyer. (Sgd) John Dillon.

      I certify the foregoing to be a correct copy of the last will and Testament of John Grace deceased

D. M. Browning

(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
granted to
John Dillon
& Jas. Dwyer
the Exors.
June 21: 1898
sworn under



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