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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
William Ivany


Will of William Ivamy
from Newfoundland will books volume 8 page 590 probate year 1909

3 pgs.

Will & Probate

Will of William Ivamy

December 30th, 1907

I William Ivamy of Fresh Water Trinity declare this to be my last will and testament.

  1. I give and bequeath to my nephew Joseph Ivamy son of George Ivamy the sum of One hundred dollars $100.00.
  2. I give and bequeath to George Ivamy son of the late Jonathan Ivamy the sum of One hundred dollars $100.00.
  3. I give and bequeath to my niece Mrs Arthur Croucher the sum of Fifty dollars $50.00.
  4. I give and bequeath to my niece Mrs Eli Adams the sum of Fifty dollars $50.00.
  5. I give and bequeath to John Ivamy son of Frederick Ivamy the sum of One hundred dollars $100.00.
  6. I give and bequeath to William Ivamy son of Fredk Ivamy the sum of One hundred dollars $100.00.
  7. I give and bequeath to my Nephew Fredrick Ivamy the sum of $125.00 One hundred and twenty five dollars to be collected from Mrs Emma Hiscock Trinity West with interest at 6/0 percent on Principal till the amt is paid.
  8. I give and bequeath for a New Church of England to be built on Jones Hill in the neighborhood of Peace Cove Trinity. The sum of One hundred dollars $100.00 when required.
  9. I give and bequeath to my daughter, Mrs Robert Barber the sum of One hundred dollars $100.00.
  10. I give and bequeath to my Grandson William Ivamy Barber the sum of Forty dollars $40.00 to be collected from John Fowlow (son of Thomas) Jobs Head due testator
  11. I give and bequeath to my partner Martin Fowlow (son of Wm) all my part of Fishing property.
  12. I give and bequeath to my wife, Susan Ivamy all my household property excepting one bed to be sold to Robt. Fowlow (son of Philip) to dispose of as she choose after my death.
  13. I give and bequeath to my wife Susan Ivamy the sum of Two hundred dollars $200.00 & Interest of money lying in Banks at St.John's as long as she lives.
  14. I give and bequeath the Sum of One hundred dollars $100.00 for to erect a square tombstone in Christ Church Cemetry to myself daughter and sister Mary Ivamy.
  15. (There's no #15)
  16. None of the above amounts lying in the Banks at St.John's to be paid till after my wife Susan Ivamy's death.
  17. All the rest, residence and remainder of my money and personal estate I give devise and bequeath to my said wife Susan Ivamy forever.
  18. I give my wife the privilege to give my land at Fresh Water to Amaziah King for to come and live on forever if he choose, but for to have nothing what so ever to do with excepting living on it, and if Amaziah King don't live on it she can give it to whomsoever she wish.
  19. I appoint my said Nephew Fredk Ivamy & my wifes nephew John Fowlow (of Phillip) executors of this my last will, and desire that they shall not be required to give any security for the performance of their duties.

In Witness Whereof, I. William Ivamy, have hereunto set my hand this thirtieth day of December in the year of our Lord one thousand nine hundred and seven

William X (his mark ) Ivamy

Subscribed by the testator in presence of us, and at the same time declared by him to us his last will and testament.
_________ our hands this 30th day of December A.D.1907

George Fowlow   
Robert Fowlow jur.

Certified Correct
D. M. Browning

In the Supreme Court
In re William Ivany deceased.


Probate granted to Frederick Ivany
John Fowlow

  On the 30th day of June A.D. 1909
Value of Estate $1844.63



The Petition of Frederick Ivany of Kerleys Harbor and John Fowlow ( of Phillip ) of Trinity East in the electoral district of Trinity Planters.

Humbly Sheweth

  1. William Ivamy of Fresh Water in the electoral district of Trinity Planter died at that place on or about 22nd day of September 1908 having first made and executed his last Will and Testament which is hereto annexed marked "A". Your Petitioners were appointed the Executors of the said will.
  2. The said William Ivamy at the time of his decease was possessed of property within the jurisdiction of this Honourable Court of the probable value of One Thousand Eight hundred and forty four dollars and Sixty three cents.
  3. Hereto annexed marked "B" is a correct Inventory and Valuation of the assets of the estate and effects of said deceased.
  4. No Probate of any Will nor administration to the estate of said deceased had been at any time applied for by, or granted to any person.

Your Petitioners therefore pray that Letters of Probate of the said last Will and Testament of said deceased may be granted to them.

AND as in duty bound your Petitioners will ever pray
Dated at Trinity this 23rd. day of June A.D.1909

Frederick X (his mark ) Ivany
John Fowlow (his signature)      

Witness having been first read over
G.R. Miller Commis?

Judy Benson also contributed the will only and not the petition as part of the wills project. Her copy included the margin comments.

(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
June 28/09
June 30/09
granted to
Ivany and
John Fowlow
sworn at



Page Contributed by Doreen Ivany, Aurora, Ontario July 2005

Margin comments contributed by Judy Benson

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

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