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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
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Will of Rosa Lilly
from Newfoundland will books volume 9 pages 516-517
probate year 1912
Rosa Lilly deceased.
This is the last will and testament
of me Rosa Lilly wife of George R. Lilly of Trinity Stipendiary Magistrate
- I give devise and bequeath unto my eldest daughter Beatrice
Eliza Noel the sum of one hundred Dollars absolutely for her own use, my gold watch
and chain one Cameo brooch. To my second daughter Edith Rosa
like sum of one hundred Dollars absolutely, my chain fob and cameo brooch,
her Grandmother’s Engagement ring - To my third daughter Clara
Alice Behorns the like sum of one hundred Dollars absolutely her Grand
mothers locket and chain and blue enamel pearl ring with ruby stone -
To my fourth daughter Hilda Flora W. Lilly the like
sum of one hundred Dollars my silver locket and chain, brooch with coral
ring with Emerald -
To my fourth son Hugh R. Lilly the sum of Fifty Dollars
and the Silver sugar basin. To Mary A. Wife of my son Charles
A. Lilly of Muscadine, Iowa, the Enamel pendant and chain -
To May wife of my
son Harold L. M. Lilly my filigree gold brooch - To Alice
of John McRae a hair bracelet R. Lemessurier -
gold brooch with purple stone set in bars - To my son in law William
Noel my late Father’s arm or easy chair. Beatrice is
to have one of the silver cake baskets and Edith the
silver jug. My silverware spoons and forks and the bequests of silverware
are to be divided between my children after the decease of my husband
who I appoint Executor of this my will. I also devise and bequeath unto Charlotte
Anne wife of Ernest
Herbert Lilly of Chicago my coral chain and cross. Dated at
Trinity this 24th day of September A.D. 1912. - Rosa
Lilly - Signed by
the said Testatrix in our presence who in her presence and of each other
and hereunto affix our names as witnesses C. W. Hollands Trinity John
D. M. Browning
(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
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