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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
George Stafford Howell


Will of George Stafford Howell
from Newfoundland will books volume 13 page 124 probate year 1925

In re

This is the last Will and Testament of me George Stafford Howell of Carbonear.

I give, devise, and bequeath to my wife Jane Howell all my property situate on the Hearts Content Road in the District of Carbonear, consisting of Lands, with the tenements, hereditaments and appurtenances thereto belonging, household furniture of every description and cattle, and also all money of which I may die possessed for her sole use and behoof during the term of her natural life or so long as she shall remain a widow and live in Carbonear. And such money my executors will hold in trust for her and will pay to her such amount or amounts quarterly or half-yearly as in their judgment shall appear reasonable and expedient and sufficient for her maintenance and support in the same style and comfort as we have live in during our married life, and if upon her decease or remarriage any of said money shall be unexpended my executors shall divide such unexpended sum equally between my children.
And it is my wish if there shall not be sufficient money to support and maintain my said wife as aforesaid then my son Hubert shall support and maintain my said wife in manner aforesaid during her lifetime or widowhood or during her residence in Newfoundland Carbonear, and he shall have for so doing all my property herein devised to her as aforesaid.    The property situate on the North Side of Water Street Carbonear that is my share of my father’s estate not disposed of in my lifetime, my executors shall divide equally between my children. I appoint my son Hubert and also Robert Duff Executors of this my last Will and testament.

Witness my hand at Carbonear this 14th day of January 1921.


Witness to signature S. B. Pike.     Robert L. Duff.
Signed, published and declared by the Testator George Stafford Howell, as and for his last Will and testament in the presence of us, who at his request, and in his presence and in the presence of each other, have hereunto subscribed our names as witnesses.

William F. Lloyd
Registrar of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland.

(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
Fiat May 22/25
Horwood C. J.
Probate granted
to Hubert
Howell and
Robert Duff
May 26/ 25
Estate sworn
at $1877.50



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