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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
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Will of Thomas Granter
from Newfoundland will books volume 8 pages 351-352
probate year 1907
Thomas Granter deceased.
I Thomas Granter of Greenspond
Bonavista Bay Newfoundland being of sound mind & memory do make & publish
this as my last will & testament hereby revoking all other & former
wills & testaments heretofore or at any time by me made I hereby appoint
Samuel Blandford and Nathaniel Saunders:
to be executors of my will
I hereby bequeath & devise to my son William all my land & property
now in my possession including flake two stores, stage & dwelling house: & nets & all
I hereby bequeath & devise to my son
Joseph my land & house now in the possession of the aforesaid Joseph & situate
on the western side of what is commonly called the brook.
give devise & bequeath to my son William two thirds of whatever money
I shall be possessed after all my personal debts & expenses be paid & on
conditions hereinafter stated
I hereby give devise & bequeath
to my son Joseph the remaining one third of whatever money I possess after
all my just debts & expenses are paid
I hereby stipulate
as the aforementioned condition to my son William, that the sum of fifty
dollars be given out of the two third part being Williams share; to my
grand child Muriel: and on this condition being fulfilled do I give to
William the aforesaid two thirds parts I
hereby devise & bequeath to my grandchild Muriel my bed & bedding.
I hereby give devise & bequeath all my clothing & apparel to be
equally divided between my sons William & Joseph
direct my said executors to pay all my just debts & funeral expenses
as soon as possible after my decease In witness whereof I have hereto set
my hand March 10th 1902 Thomas his X
mark Granter witness of above signature S. A. Dawson Signed sealed & delivered
by said Thomas Granter as & for his last will & testament in the
presence of us present at the same time who at his request in his presence & in
the presence of each other have hereunto subscribed our names March 10th 1902. Samuel
Blandford Jr. Nathaniel Saunders
D. M. Browning
(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
Dec. 11. 07
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