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Will of John Lockyer
This is the last will and Testament of
John Lockyer (of William) of Isle Valen in Placentia
Bay I give and bequeath to my wife Lucretia Lockyer during
her lifetime the interest of one Thousand Six Hundred Dollars ($1600)
lodged in the Bank of Montreal the principal at the decease of the said Lucretia
Lockyer to be divided in manner following,
that is to say one thousand Four Hundred Dollars ($1400) in equal portions
among my sons William Frederick, Herman, Joseph, and Robert
the remaining Two Hundred Dollars ($200) in equal portions between my
daughters Mary Jane and Charlotte.
Provided that the first years interest on the whole principal of one
Thousand Six Hundred Dollars shall be given to the church of England
as a Donation towards rebuilding the church in this Settlement My
dwelling house I leave to my wife during her lifetime said house to pass
at her decease to my sons William Frederick and Robert
John jointly And I give
and bequeath to each of my sons William Frederick, Herman, Joseph and
Robert John an equal share in the schooner “Little
Hilda” And I hereby
appoint my wife Lucretia Lockyer sole executrix of this
my will. In witness whereof I have hereunto affixed my signature this
fourteenth day of May in the year of our Lord one Thousand nine Hundred John
(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
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