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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
John Lockyer


Will of John Lockyer
from Newfoundland will books volume 9 pages 67-68 probate year 1910

In re
      John Lockyer          deceased.

      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 John, and 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 Lockyer Signed by the said John Lockyer Signed by the said John Lockyer in our presence and by us in the presence of each other Phoebe Best     Arthur Shorter

Certified correct,
D. M. Browning

(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
Emerson J.
Jan. 20/10
adm C.t.a.
granted to
D. M. Browning
Sworn at



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