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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
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Will of George Lockyer
from Newfoundland will books volume 9 pages 73-74
probate year 1910
George Lockyer deceased.
In the name of God Amen This
the last will and Testament of me George Lockyer of
Trinity in the Island of Newfoundland which I do make publish and declare
being of Sound mind and disposing memory Hereby revoking and annulling
all other dispositions of my property by me made I do give and bequeath
as follows that is to say -
Item first. I desire to be decently and respectably
buried and that my just debts and funeral Expenses be fully paid and
satisfied by my Executors hereinafter named
Item Second, My Elder Son
William James Lockyer is to have my watch and all my
wearing apparel and to him I give and bequeath the same
Item third. My
youngest son John Lockyer is to have all Houses and lands with all erections
thereon of which I am possessed and to him I give and bequeath the same
fourth My Executors hereinafter named are hereby fully authorised and
requested by me to draw from the Bank the sum or sums of money which
may then and there be found remaining in my name from my deposits therein
and to divide the same into four Equal shares between my four children
viz: Joanna Blandford Frances Collis William
James Lockyer, and John Lockyer Each of them
to have and Enjoy the same share and share alike and I do hereby constitute
nominate ordain and appoint my son William James Lockyer and John
Lockyer to be my executors
to this my last will and Testament In
witness whereof I have hereunto set my seal and subscribed my hand on
the Sixth day of September in the year of our Lord one thousand nine
hundred George Lockyer (LS) (LS) Signed
acknowledged and declared by the said George Lockyer as
and for his last will and Testament in the presence of us who being present
at the same time in his presence at his request and in the presence of
each other have hereunto subscribed our names as witnesses Nathaniel
(LS) George William Gent (LS) (LS)
D. M. Browning
(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
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Page Revised by Ivy F. Benoit (Wednesday February 20, 2013)
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