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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
(H)
James Hutchings Senior

 

Will of James Hutchings Senior
from Newfoundland will books volume 6 page 593 probate year 1900

Last will and Testament of
James Hutchings of Spaniards Bay
Fisherman deceased

      In the name of God Amen
I James Hutchings Sr. Fisherman of Spaniards Bay Newfoundland do make and ordain this my last will and Testament. And in so doing I first nominate constitute and appoint James Gosse of John and Joseph Gosse of John of Spaniards Bay aforesaid to be the sole Executors of this my last will and Testament After which I give and bequeath of my property in the manner and proportion here following. To my wife Esther I give bequeath transfer assign and set over my dwelling house outhouses chattels, pew in church and all and singular of the land cultivated or otherwise that I possess. And I the said James Hutchings aforesaid do by these presents give bequeath transfer assign and set over to my wife Esther aforesaid all and singular of the above mentioned dwelling house outhouses chattels pew in church and land cultivated or otherwise to be disposed by her at her death as she may best think fit and I the said James Hutchings aforesaid do hereby revoke all other wills and Testaments at any time here before made by me. I declare this to be my last will and Testament.
In witness whereunto I the said James Hutchings aforesaid have hereunto set my hand and seal this 23rd day of February Anno Domini 1895 (Signed) James his x mark Hutchings. Read over approved of signed & sealed in the presence of us and of each other
Attesting witnesses (sgd) Nathaniel Gosse (sgd) Henry Jewer.

      I certify the foregoing to be a correct copy of the last will and Testament of James Hutchings deceased

D. M. Browning
Registrar

(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
Probate
granted to
James Gosse
& Jos Gosse
the Exors
Dated
May 12: 1900
Estate
sworn under
$100.00

 

 

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Page Revised by Ivy F. Benoit (Wednesday February 20, 2013)

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