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Will of Frederick Guy Senior
I Frederick Guy of Twillingate in the Northern District of the Island of Newfoundland being of sound mind and memory, do make this my last will and testament, in manner and form following, that is to say:
(1) I give and devise my upper room consisting of cultivated land and water-side premises to my sons George, Robert, Alex and Charles Guy to be equally divided amongst them; but the part of land not fenced nor cultivated is to be shared equally amongst all my sons, with this exception Thomas Guy is to have sufficient room to build a house thereon and right of way to the same.
II I give and devise the lower premises as follows;
Lastly I constitute and appoint Charles White my sole executor of this my last will and testament and desire that he shall not be required to give any security for the performance of his duties. In witness whereof I hereunto set my hand this 4th day of September 1906 A.D. Frederick his X mark Guy. Signed by the testator by making his mark after first being read over and explained as his last will and Testament who in his presence and in the presence of each other have subscribed ourselves as witnesses thereto Elias Young Elias Wheller.
Codicil Whereas I, Frederick Guy, did on the 4th day of September 1906 make my last will and testament. I do now by this writing add this my codicil to my last will to be taken as a part whereof. Whereas I did bequeath unto my sons and daughters the remainder of my money after the distribution of amounts named I do now give and bequeath unto Maria Guy wife of James Guy the sum of twenty dollars all the rest remainder and residue I give and bequeath unto my son James Guy with the exception of my horse and carriage which I give and devise unto my grandson Harry Guy, son of James Guy. It is understood that my grandson Robert Lambert is to have possession of his Legacy and property at the age of twenty one years. Should either one other of my sons or grandsons leave the premises then it is to remain the possession of the other sons or grandsons remaining on said property. In witness whereof I hereunto set my hand this nineteenth day of September 1906 A.D. Frederick his X mark Guy Signed and declared to us by the testator Frederick Guy as and for a codicil to be annexed to his last will and testament by making his mark afer being first read over and explained. And we at his request and in his presence and the presence of each other have subscribed our names thereto as witness of the same Elias Young. Walter Young. witnesses
(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
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