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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
James Lowry Senior


Will of James Lowry Senior
from Newfoundland will books volume 13 page 52 probate year 1925

In re

This is the last Will and Testament of me, James Lowry Senior of Horse Cove in the Electoral District of Harbor Main, Farmer.

After the payment of all my just debts, funeral and testamentary expenses, I give, devise and bequeath as follows:

  1. To my son James the homestead consisting of farmland house and all other buildings and erections thereon situate at Horse Cove and at present occupied by me. Also, the waterside property situate at Horse Cove together with boats, nets, grapnels and all other fishing outfit and gear. Also twenty acres of woodland situate on the Horse Cove Line. Also about seven acres of land situate at a place called Miller’s Hill, Horse Cove Line. Also two head of horned cattle, horse, waggon, cars, catamerans, and farming implements, upon condition that he support and maintain in a proper manner during the period of her natural life my wife Ellen.

  2. To my said wife Ellen any moneys that I may die possessed of. Also one cow.

  3. It is my will and desire that while my daughter Rita remains unmarried and should she require a home that she will have the right to live in my home at Horse Cove aforesaid.

  4. To my said son James the residue of my estate and effects.

I appoint my said son James Executor of this my will.

Dated at St. John’s this 21st day of November A.D. 1919.


Signed by the said Testator as and for his last Will and Testament in our presence who in his presence at his request and in the presence of each other have hereunto subscribed our names as witnesses. (The same having been first read over and explained.)

M. O’Connor.    M. P. Gibbs.

William F. Lloyd
Registrar of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland.

(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
Fiat Dec 31/24
Kent J.
Probate granted
to James
Jan 3/25
Estate sworn
at $2296.00



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