Will of Aaron Grandy
from Newfoundland will books volume 10 pages 537-538
probate year 1917
Aaron Grandy deceased.
Grandy of Grand Bank in
the District of Burin, Newfoundland, being of sound and disposing mind
and memory do make and publish this my last will and testament.
My dwelling house with outhouses and surrounding land, together with all
furniture and contents not herein after mentioned, I give devise and bequeath
to my daughter, Azalea Harding.
2nd. My meadow land at
Point Bruley I give and devise to my Grand son Roy Grandy.
My meadow land near the Cove I give and devise to my son George
Grandy and my daughter Azalea Harding in equal
parts to each; provided that before the lands is divided, a road giving
access to the back part shall be reserved out of the front part
of six hundred and thirty one (631) dollars loaned to my son George
Grandy and invested in the Schooner “Arnold” for
which he is accountable, I give and bequeath to my said son George
Grandy four hundred ($400) dollars; to my grandson Roy
Grandy sixty (60) dollars
and the balance to my two granddaughters Esther and Emily children of my
5th. Out of four hundred and twenty five
(425) dollars in the Bank of Nova Scotia, I give and bequeath to my son
Charles Grandy, two hundred and fifty dollars ($250).
6th. To my son George Grandy I give and bequeath
1 wheelbarrow, 1 plough plane, 1 round and hollow plane, one pair of compasses
and two hay forks; 1 long iron plane.
7th. To my son in law, George
Harding, I give and bequeath one wheel barrow and all my tools
not before mentioned.
To my granddaughter Esther Harding I give and bequeath
my bed and the furniture of my bedroom.
9th. To my granddaughter, Emily
Harding, I give and bequeath one bed.
10th. All the rest, residue
and remainder of my estate remaining in my possession at the time of my
decease, I give devise and bequeath to my son George Grandy and my son-in-law
George Harding, in equal parts to each.
11th. I appoint
my son George Grandy and my son-in-law George
Harding to be executors of
this my will, and I hereby revoke all former wills by me at any time heretofore
made and declare this writing and no other to be my last will and Testament.
In witness whereof I have hereunto subscribed my name at Grand Bank this
twelfth day of October, in the year of our Lord 1911 (Sgd) Aaron
Grandy. Signed by Aaron Grandy, the testator and by him declared to be his last
will and testament, in our presence, who in his presence, and in the presence
of each other, at the same time at his request, subscribe our names as
witnesses. (Sgd) Geo. R. Forsey. (Sgd) Rose Camp.
Charles H. Emerson
Registrar of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland
(Listed in the margin of this will)