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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
Ann Gushue


Will of Ann Gushue
from Newfoundland will books volume 6 pages 590-591 probate year 1900

Last will and Testament of
Ann Gushue of St. John’s
Widow deceased

      This is the last will and Testament of me Ann Gushue of St. John’s in the Island of Newfoundland Married woman.
First. I direct that my funeral and Testamentary expenses shall be first paid out of my general estate.
Second. I give devise and bequeath to my beloved husband Frank Gushue the dwelling house owned by me situate on Gower Street in the Town of St. John’s together with all and singular the household goods furniture and effects of every description therein contained To Hold the same to him during the term of his natural life, and after his decease I will and bequeath the said Dwelling house, household goods, furniture and effects to my three daughters, namely Mary Joseph, Annie and Agnes Mary or the survivor or survivors of them to the their separate and absolute estate in equal proportions free from the control of any present or future husband or husbands.
Third. It is my desire that the said dwelling house shall not be disposed of or in any way encumbered, but that the same shall remain for the benefit of my said daughters after the decease of my said husband.
Fourth. I hereby appoint my said husband Frank Gushue to be the sole executor of this my will, and hereby revoke all former wills and Testamentary writings by me at any time heretofore made and declare this to be my true last will and Testament.
Dated at St. John’s this 27th day of October in the year of our Lord Eighteen hundred and ninety four. (Sgd) Ann Gushue. Signed published and declared by the said Testatrix as and for her last will and Testament in the presence of us who in her presence and the presence of each other all present at the same time and at her request have hereunto subscribed our names as witnesses on the day and in the year aforewritten. (Sgd) A. Lec. Berteau. (Sgd) John Simms

      I certify the foregoing to be a correct copy of the last will and Testament of Ann Gushue deceased

D. M. Browning

(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
G.H. Emerson
Adm cta
granted to
Mary J. Gushue
May 1: 1900
sworn under



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