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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
Joseph Hewitt


Will of Joseph Hewitt
from Newfoundland will books volume 9 pages 345-346 probate year 1911

In re
      Joseph Hewitt          deceased.

      This is the last will and Testament of me Joseph Hewitt son of James Hewitt of Trepassey Newfoundland.
(1) I appoint James Murphy Esq J.P. and Dr. L. J. Giovannetti both of Trepassey to be my executors.
(2) I give devise and bequeath unto John and James Hewitt sons of Joseph Hewitt and Jane Hewitt of Trepassey all that part of the stage owned by me and situated on the east side of Trepassey.
(3) I give, devise and bequeath unto my sister Mary Ann Ryan of Trepassey all of my beach and store situate on the east side of Trepassey also the piece and parcel of land on the east side of Trepassey bounded as follows:- on the south by road leading to Hewitts warf; on the north east by the property of Thomas and Lawrence Halleran on the east by the main road and on the west by the beach aforesaid
(4) I give devise and bequeath unto my sister Mary Ann Ryan aforesaid also my horse my hay and my stable.
(5) I give devise and bequeath to George and Kate Hewitt my house to be his until death then it is become the property of my sister Mary Ann Ryan aforesaid
(6) I give, devise and bequeath unto my cousins John and James Hewitt aforesaid all that piece of land now occupied by them and situated on the east side of the main road of Trepassey. Also the piece of land on the west side of the aforesaid main road. This land being now used by them as a garden
(7) I give, devise and bequeath unto my sister Mary Ann Ryan all moneys, watch and other personal property not herein mentioned. I acknowledge this to be my last will and testament and hereunto sign my hand this ninth day of March in the year of Our Lord nineteen hundred and six. Signed Joseph his x mark Hewitt Signed in the presence of us and by us in the presence of the testator at his request and in presence of each other    John A. Burke    R. J. Giovannetti J.P.

Certified correct,
D. M. Browning

(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
Oct 31/11
C. J.
Nov 13/11
James L.
Louis J.
sworn at



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