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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
Juliana Guy


Will of Juliana Guy
died 19 March 1923, widow of Joseph Guy from the Newfoundland will books volume 12 pages 366 & 367 probate year 1923

In re

Last Will & Testament of Juliana Guy.

This is the last will and testament of me Juliana Guy, widow of Catalina I hereby revoke all former wills and testaments made by me at any time heretofore. I hereby devise and bequeath to my son Vincent that piece and parcel of land on which his house, forge and other erections stand, and which is bounded by the main road of Catalina on the front by land of Mark Guy on the South West, by the properties of Mark Guy and David Granger on the N.W. & by the property of P.F. Ryan on the N.E. I also devise and bequeath to my daughter Mary Lacey in trust for my daughter Angelia my money on deposit in the Bank of Nova Scotia Catalina and I direct that the interest accruing thereon shall be paid yearly to the said Mary Lacey. I bequeath absolutely to my daughter Mary Lacey my waterside premises, consisting of dwelling and all other erections thereon bounded as follows: on the W. By the main road of Catalina, N. E. By P.F. Ryan's property, S. W. By Joy's property & S. E. By the water; also the place known as Nolan's the property known as Nell's and the farm near kings cove Road. But all legacies made to Mary Lacey are on the express condition that the said Mary Lacey shall support and maintain the said Angelia Guy for the term of her natural life to the best of her ability. And after the decease of the said Angela Guy the money bequeathed on trust shall become the absolute possession of Mary Lacey. But in the event of the said Mary Lacey predeceasing the said Angela guy the money on deposit bequeathed in trust to Mary Lacey shall be equally divided among her daughters Annie & Lillian. I also direct that in the event of the said Mary Lacey not accepting the aforesaid conditions my estate both real and personal as bequeathed to her shall be equally divided between my daughters Annie & Lillian with the proviso that they accept the same conditions. As to the disposition of my furniture and household effects I give and bequeath in the following manner: My furniture and household effects to be sold by the Executors and the money realized therefor to be equally divided between my daughters Annie & Lillian I bequeath one bed apiece and the bedding appertaining thereto to Elizabeth McDonald Mary Lacey, Annie & Lillian Guy. Any monies invested by me with J. J. Lacey & co. or the investment arising therefrom I bequeath in equal shares to Annie & Lillian Guy. I hereby appoint as executors of my will my son Vincent and my daughter Lillian. I direct my Executors to defray my funeral and testamentary expenses and to pay the Rev. M. P. Dwyer the sum of One hundred dollars for Masses for my soul. Witness my hand this 2nd day of January 1923.
Signed, published and declared by the Testatrix to be her last Will & Testament In her presence, in the presence of us & in the presence of each other. JULIANA GUY. Witnesses J. P. Murphy     John J. White.

I Juliana Guy Widow of Catalina do make and declare this to be a codicil to my last will dated the 2nd day of January 1923.
Whereas I have in and by my said will given and devised unto Mary Lacey the garden near the Kings Cove Road. Now I do hereby revoke my said will so far as it relates to the said devise to my daughter Mary Lacey. And I do hereby give and devise the said garden near the Kings Cove Road to my son Joseph Guy.
In witness whereof I hereto set my hand this 12th day of March 1923. JULIANA GUY.
Signed and declared as a Codicil to her will by the Testatrix in presence of us, who in her presence and in the presence of each other subscribe our names as witnesses. Catherine Humphries.     J.P. Murphy.

William F. Lloyd
Registrar of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland

(Listed in the Margin next to this will the following)
Fiat May 1 /23
Horwood C. J.
Probate granted
to Vincent Guy
& Lillian Guy
May 2/23
Estate sworn
at $3523.98



Note: The wills in those will books are NOT actual wills. They are hand-written copies of a, "last will and testament," written 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. 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.

Page Contributed by Judy Benson and Ivy F. Benoit

Page Revised by Ivy F. Benoit (April 20, 2003)

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