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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
Marcella Knight


Will of Marcella Knight
from Newfoundland will books volume 13 page 118 probate year 1925

In re

In the name of God. Amen.

I Marcella Knight, of St. John’s, widow do hereby make publish and declare this as and for my last will and testament hereby revoking all former wills.

      I hereby nominate and appoint my son Arthur B. Knight of St. John’s Executor of this my will directing him as soon as possible after my death to pay all my just debts, funeral and testamentary expenses.

      I give devise and bequeath to my said son Arthur B. Knight for his sole and absolute use all my leasehold interest in and to land and premises 175 Gower Street St. John’s, held under lease from James Johnson.

      I give devise and bequeath the rest residue and remainder of my property of every description to my Executor in trust for division amongst the remainder of my children, viz: Frederick, Ada, George, Hilda in the manner following: my said Executor as soon as possible after my death shall sell said trust property; divide the proceeds into five equal shares; conveying two shares to my said son George, and one share each to my children Frederick, Ada, and Hilda.

      Signed at St. John’s, January 11th 1922.


Signed published by the said testatrix as and for her last will and testament, in our presence, who in presence of each other have hereto signed our names as witnesses on the day and year above written.

D. Johnston.      Richard T. McGrath.

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

(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
Fiat May 11/25
Horwood C. J.
Probate granted
to Arthur B.
May 11/25.
Estate sworn
at $2500.00



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