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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
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Will of Thomas Maddix
from Newfoundland will books volume 9 pages 314-315
probate year 1911
Thomas Maddix deceased.
In the name of God Amen I Thomas
Maddix Shoe - Maker of Kings Cove Bonavista Bay Newfoundland do declare
this to be my last will & Testament I hereby bequeath to John
Maddix of John my part of the “Hill Garden”.
I bequeath that garden called the Cabbage garden to Isaac Maddix
bequeath that Garden which I bought from Mrs David Ryan to Michael
Maddix of John.
I further order that those to whom I have bequeathed
my land must keep it fenced while my wife is living and if not she is
at liberty to give it to whom she likes to keep the fence around it My
wife is to have control of all the land while she is alive and those
to whom I have left it must look to her while she is living should she
be in need of anything being done for her.
Whatever Pegs Sparrow
bills hemp & sprigs are in my work shop is to be divided between
William & George Maddix The remainder of my shoe making out fit I
leave to George Maddix except Four pair of Lasts of different sizes which
I leave to William Maddix I wish for George
Maddix to keep my wife if she should live to be in need of of
The Roll of Sole leather and two Rolls of Calfskin which are
there are for my wife to sell or return to Bowring Bros and get the value
of it for herself and the loose cut Leather which is there my wife can
sell it to whom she likes
I leave to John Francis Maddix My Dwelling
house and store near by after my wifes death but while she is living
she is to have and own it and John Francis have it after
she dies Signed by Testator this Twenty fifth day of March nineteen hundred
and eleven at Kings Cove and declared by him to be his last will & testament
in the presence of us present and of each other Thomas his x
mark Maddix Testator witnesses Maurice
Walsh James Barron
D. M. Browning
(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
R F Lawton
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