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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
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Will of Thomas Hawco
from Newfoundland will books volume 9 pages 484-485
probate year 1912
Thomas Hawco deceased.
This is the last will and Testament
of me Thomas Hawco of Chapel’s Cove in the District of Harbour
Main. I give devise and bequeath to my wife Johanna Hawco my house cabbage
garden and one sheep until her death and then it becomes my sons Christopher
Hawco. My son Christopher Hawco is to support his mother Johanna
Hawco while she lives on my place but if she leaves the place she has no further
My land I bequeath to my son Christopher Hawco, the
boundaries are thus-: on south west by Thos Hawco northwest by Flynn’s
Northeast by Fewers, and on south by Pond Road, my horse I bequeath to
my son Christopher Hawco also my cellar, My part of my fathers land in
Chaples Cove which is now occupied by Sarah Hawco I bequeath to my nephew Bernard
Hawco. I bequeath to my daughter Ann
Ezekiel one twenty cents to my daughter Margaret Hickey forty cents to
my daughter Susan Hawco one twenty cents My household effects I bequeath
to my son Christopher Hawco If in case any thing should happen to my
wife Johanna Hawco before my son Christopher
Hawco would come home, Thomas
Hawco executor of my will is to take possession of my place until my
son Christopher Hawco come home This
will revokes all previous wills made by me at any time before and I declare
this writing to be my last will and Testament In witness I here set my hand this third day of February in the year
of our Lord 1912. Thomas Hawco x. Thomas Hawco executor M
D. M. Browning
(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
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