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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
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Will of Joseph Johnson
from Newfoundland will books volume 9 pages 455-456
probate year 1912
Joseph Johnson deceased.
This is the last will and Testament
of me Joseph Johnson of Jobs Cove Conception Bay made this Sixth Day
of November nineteen hundred and eleven and by this will I annul all
previous wills made by me. I give and bequeath to my two sons Noah and
William Robert Johnson their heirs or assigns all my
real estate lands houses chattels fishing room and property whatever
and where ever situated to be equally divided among them share and share
alike with the proviso that they agree to share without dispute or envy
as both of them shall mutually agree to
Further I charge them both with
the care and support of their mother my wife Charlotte out of the property
each one to do an equal part towards her support and comfort as long
as she shall live. Should either refuse to help support their mother
then out of such and ones share Charlotte my wife is
to obtain enough to half supply her common want.
Further as long as the
old dwelling house remains with its furniture and contents it is the
property of my wife Charlotte until my son William chose to take it down
to use it in the buildings of another house in that case Charlotte will
chose herself which of her sons she will make her home with
appoint A. G. Hudson and Noah Johnson my
son as Executors Joseph his x mark Johnson witness
A. G. Hudson Signed in our presence
who in his presence and in the presence of each other and at the same
time subscribe our names as witnesses witnesses John
H. Johnson Woodbine his x mark Johnson witness A.G.
D. M. Browning
(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
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