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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
William Guzzell


Will of William Guzzell
from Newfoundland will books volume 8 pages 301-302 probate year 1907

In re
      William Guzzell          deceased.

      St. John’s N.F.L. Oct 20th 1906    I William Guzzell of St. John’s Farmer declare this to be my last will & testament. I give & bequeath to my wife Lydia Guzzell my Horse, Carts, Harnesses, Buggie, Sleigh, Express Mowing Machine. Iron Plow Harrow Chattels & efects Hay & Fodder.
I give & devise to my son James Guzzell The Ground with stable there on of water street & right of way to same, that he is to give a peaceful right of way to his sister Mrs. Adia Parmeter & to his mother Lydia Guzzell also that the stable ground & right of way to the same shall not be morgaged or sold for any Debt
      To my son William Alexander Guzzell I give & bequeath the sum of one shilling sterling.
      To my Daughter Jessie Maria Dawson I give & Bequeath the sum of one Shilling Stirling.
I give & Devise To my wife Lydia Guzzell my son James Guzzell & my Daughter Adia Parmeter. The Farm on Bay Bulls Road To keep the interest on same paid up. And if not to sell & after the Debt is paid on it To divide in Equal share the remainder of the money they will have left between their Three selves     I appoint William B. Ireland my said friend as Executor of this my will & desire that he shall not be required to give any security for the performance of His Duties In witness whereof I William his X mark Guzzell have hereunto set my hand & seal this Twentyth day of October 1906 subscribed by the testator in presence of each of us & at the same time declared by him to us as his last will and testament     witness our hands this Twentyth Day October A.D. 1906    William T Lester     Elizabeth Casey William B. Ireland Executor

Certified correct,
D. M. Browning

(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
May 23. 07
Johnson J
June 29.07
granted to
William B.
Estate sworn
at $1200.00



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