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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
Robert Gushue


Will of Robert Gushue
from Newfoundland will books volume 4 page 191 probate year 1882

In re
      Robert Gushue deceased.

Oct. 20th 1876.     In the name of God Amen    Robert Gushue setteled his affairs in this world John and Michael have Maher lines part of the place Corneales and Richard have from that over George and Richard the house the old woman the cabbage Darden the farm to the 4 boys George Harbor Grace the old woman must be head over the place She must be master over place tis no difference wo come in the mare for Con the is nothing to be taken out of the house the ground about the house is to go with it    If Elizabeth comes home leave her have the use of the house the same as always    Robert Gushue X.    Witness George Gushue, John Gushue.

Certified correct,
D. M. Browning



Note: The wills in those will books are NOT actual wills. They are either hand-written copies or in later years typed copies of a, "last will and testament," written or typed by the court clerk, after the death of the testator, when the executor presented them to the court for probate. The court clerk didn't list the signatures at the bottom, he (or she) just put them in the book in whatever order they were in, on the original document, no spacing most of the time, no punctuation and also no paragraphs. The originals were kept by the executor.

We who have typed these wills, have made every effort to include all the errors that were on the microfilm, in order to avoid destroying the integrity of the originals, where ever they may be. However, in some of the very long wills, we have tried to insert paragraphs to make it easier for the researcher to read the document.

Page Contributed by Judy Benson & Ivy F. Benoit

Page Revised by Ivy F. Benoit (Wednesday February 20, 2013)

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