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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
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Will of Peter Louis
from Newfoundland will books volume 9 pages 258-259
probate year 1911
Peter Louis deceased.
This is the last will and Testament
of me Peter Louis of Philip of Lower Isd. Cove Made
this 24th Day of February 1908 and by this will I annul all
wills made by me in the past Being of sound mind and having the use of my reasoning faculties but
knowing the uncertainty of human life I give and bequeath to my daughter
Mary Jane Snelgrove all my land whatever and wherever situated with all
erections thereon of all descriptions including all my property in Island
Cove and its neighbourhood vis agricultural and fishing room property
together with all my property situated on Baccalieu Island as Fishing
rooms Flakes Stages hauling places dwelling & outhouses stores and
all and every such property as is and has been in my possessions during
my natural life.
I also give and bequeath to my daughter Mary
Jane Snelgrove her heir and assigns my two dwelling houses at Lower Island
Cove with the furniture and utensils contained in them with a request
from me that her nephews Peter & Philip Sparks and niece Louisa
Sparks be remembered always by her as her sisters children and that she will
do by them what is right as long as they shall conduct themselves in
a creditable way. I wish Louisa to be especially remembered according
to the way she has always ministered to my comfort and convenience. And
I appoint A. G. Hudson & my daughter Mary
Jane as executor and executrix
to this my last will and Testament and hereto I set my name and seal. Peter
Louis (LS) Signed in our presence
who in his presence and in the presence of each other and at the same
time subscribe our names as witnesses signed Herbert E. Louis John W Louis
D. M. Browning
(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
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