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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
John Locke


Will of John Locke
from Newfoundland will books volume 10 pages 508-509 probate year 1917

In re
      John Locke          deceased.

      I John Locke of Little Bay Islands born in Tizzards Harbor make this my will & testament being of sound mind.     I give and bequeath to my wife Rosannah Locke Three chairs Four Pans one Small cheffenser and one bed and bedding and one Box as promised I give and bequeath to my son James Locke the dwelling house.    All the rest and remainder of my real estate I give devise & bequeath in equal shares to my son, James Locke and to my son Frank Locke their heirs and assigns for ever. I give permission & wish that my wife aforesaid should not leave the dwelling house until she wishes to. I appoint Mr. James Strong & Mr. W.A. Strong executors of this my will In witness whereof I John Locke have hereunto set my hand this 31st day of July 1914     John his X mark Locke subscribed by the Testator in presence of each of us witness our hands this 31st day of July 1914.    Andrew J. Morris     Phebe Rendell

Charles H. Emerson
Registrar of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland

(Listed in the margin of this will)
March 27/17
adm c.t.a.
April 2/17
granted to
Jas Locke
Frank Locke
the said Jas Strong
Wm A. Strong
the executors
named in the
said will
having renounced
Jas Strong
Wm A. Strong
Estate sworn
at $550.00



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