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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
Ann Hart


Will of Ann Hart
from Newfoundland will books volume 6 page 349 probate year 1897

Last Will and Testament of
Ann Hart of St. John’s
Widow deceased

      This is the last will and Testament of me Ann Hart of St. John’s widow.
First I hereby revoke all other and former wills by me at any time made.
Second I desire that all my just debts and funeral and testamentary expenses shall be first paid.
Third I appoint Donald Morison of St. John’s Solicitor Executor of this my will.
Fourth I bequeath to my Granddaughter Annie Hart now residing with me all my household goods and furnishings including the piano and all my clothing and personal effects.
Fifth I direct that my Executor shall invest a sufficient sum to produce an annuity or yearly sum of forty dollars and shall pay the said yearly sum to my Granddaughter Annie Hart until she shall attain the age of twenty one years. Upon her attaining the age of twenty one years I direct that the said principal sum shall be paid to said Annie Hart by my said Executor.
Sixth I give devise and bequeath all the rest residue and remainder of my Estate monies and effects to my said Granddaughter Annie Hart and to her brother George Hart in equal shares between them and I direct that my Executor shall be at liberty to apply the income arising therefrom towards the support and maintenance of my said grandchildren during their minority.
Witness my hand at St. John’s this twenty sixth day of December A.D. 1896. (Sgd) Ann her X mark Hart Signed by the said Testatrix in our presence having first been read over and explained and all being present at same time. (Sgd) D. Morison. (Sgd) Arthur Heber Browne. (Sgd) F. W. Knight

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


(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
order granted
A.J Walsh
C. C. A
granted to
D. Morison
The Exor.
Jan 11:/1897
sworn under



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