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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
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Will of Michael Joy
from Newfoundland will books volume volume 9 page 94 probate
Michael Joy deceased.
I Michael Joy of Harbor Main
do make this as my last will and Testament. I hereby revoke all wills
heretofore by me made I appoint Rev John Roe. P.P. Hr.
Main Executor of this my last will.
(1) I leave to my wife Maria one
half of dwelling house cellar Cabbage garden and stable to have during
her natural life and after death to my son John Joy
(2) My wife
Maria is to sell horse and horse gear, Car and Car gear
punt, and farming implements and utilize the proceeds to her use.
I leave the balance of my property wheresoever situated to my son John
Joy; and after my wife Maria’s death, he is to be sole owner of property
consisting of inside land, water side premises with all erections thereon
to have and to hold the same absolutely forever.
(4) I appoint
my executor, custodian of the consideration money for land disposed of
to the Roman Catholic Church Corporation, and that the said executor
is to pay annually to my wife Maria forty dollars until
the amount is paid and if she die before the amount is paid the balance,
is to go for Masses.
In witness whereof I hereunto set my hand and seal
this the fifth day of July one thousand nine hundred and nine Michael
his x mark Joy his Seal Signed,
Sealed and acknowledged by the said Michael Joy in our presence, who
in his presence at his request and in the presence of each other have
subscribed our names as witnesses William Parsley Patrick Hannon
D. M. Browning
(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
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