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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
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Will of James Hickey
from Newfoundland will books volume 8 pages 439-440 probate
James Hickey deceased.
In the name of God Amen The last will
and testament of James Hickey of Outer Cove in the Estren district of St. John’s
in the island of Newfoundland Fisherman made this day March the thirty first
in the year of our lord one thousan eighe hundred and ninty eight. I James
Hickey afore said now in a sound mind and memory but in a very imperfect
state of bodly strent and health and knowing that it is apointed for man once
to die I do hereby make my last will and testament to dispose of my land and
property after my det as follows
I do will and bequeath to son David Hickey the house and barn horse and carts and one cow and two hefers and that Parcel
of land from the old seler to David Roches bounds I also leave to my son David
Hickey my fishing room and my sammon nets my son David is
to suport his mother and his two sisters whilst they wish to remane with him.
I also do will and bequeath to my Dauther Maryan my new house
and the land that the fence is all round the house with the garden up to the
old seller I do also will and bequeath to my two daughters Maryann and lisey
hickey that Parcel of land on the south side of the road ladeing to
the beech If any of them would lave the country the land
would remane in Posetion of the other but if the two of them would lave the
country and remane away for ten yiers then the house and lands will be my son David
Hickeyes If my son David would
lave the Country and never return then the lands and all my Property would
bee my two daughters Maryanne and lisey
Hickey I Do hereby apoint Martin Roche of
Outer Cove to be my executer of my will to see and do to the best of his ebility
to arange maters between my family James Hickey x
Martin Roche x (sgd) David
D. M. Browning
(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
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