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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
Moses LeGrow



Will of Moses LeGrow
from the Newfoundland will books volume 10 pages 125 & 126 probate year 1913

In re Moses LeGrow      deceased.

I Moses LeGrow of Broad Cove (North) in the District of Bay de Verde Province of Newfoundland being of sound mind and memory do hereby declare this to be my last will and testament by the which I do hereby give & bequeath

  1. Unto my youngest son Alfred My Dwelling House Barn Cabbage & meadow adjoining my Cabbage Garden
  2. The fishing property where the flakes of William & Alfred now stand to be divided equally among my three sons. John. William & Alfred, said property reaches from meadow aforesaid mentioned in (1) to salt water.
  3. Garden made up of potato & meadow land bounded on North by Road on the south by Hill leaning towards the main Brook one the west by Gregory Squires land, on the East by George Noftle's land, said garden I hereby bequeath unto my youngest son Alfred
  4. The land that I possess on south side of Main Brook, bounded on the south west by Jabez LeGrow & brothers on the north west by Thomas Thistle & Brothers John Baggs & Bros on the East by D. R. Dunn, on other sides by Road,
    1. of this parcel of land from my son Alfreds potato ground to land owned by Jabez LeGrow & brothers to be divided equally between my two sons John & William.
    2. The remainder of said ground I bequeath unto my youngest son Alfred.
    3. should John & William required road to said land they are to have same along the south edge of Alfreds by D. Dunns fence.

     Given under my hand this 24th day of June in the year nineteen hundred and thirteen Moses his X mark LeGrow - Witnesses John Baggs     Alfred X James their X marks witness to marks Douglas Hudson

Certified Correct.
D. M. Browning

(Listed in the Margin next to this will the following)
Oct. 23/13
Emerson J.
Adm. C.t.a.
Oct. 27/13
to Alfred
Jno. Baggs
Douglas Harnon
sworn at



Note: The wills in those will books are NOT actual wills. They are hand-written copies of a, "last will and testament," written by the court clerk, after the death of the testator, when the executor presented them to the court for probate. The court clerk didn't list the signatures at the bottom, he (or she) just put them in the book in whatever order they were in, on the original document, no spacing most of the time, no punctuation. The originals were kept by the executor.

We who have typed these wills, have made every effort to include all the errors that were on the microfilm, in order to avoid destroying the integrity of the originals, where ever they may be.

Page contributed by Judy Benson and Ivy F. Benoit

REVISED BY: Ivy F. Benoit July 11, 2002

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