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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
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Will of Patrick Maddox
from Newfoundland will books volume 10 pages 591-593
probate year 1917
Patrick Maddox deceased.
This is the last will and Testament
of me Patrick Maddox of Bay Bulls Ferryland District N.f.l.d.
made this 29th day of January in the year of our Lord one thousand
nine hundred and seventeen I hereby revoke all wills made
by me at any time heretofore. I appoint Patrick Mulloy School
Teacher Bay Bulls to be my Executor, and direct that all my debts and Funeral
Expenses shall be paid as soon as conveniently may be after my decease.
I give and bequeath unto my wife Ellen
Maddox my dwelling house and ground
surrounding said house including garden situated on Southern side of dwelling
house bounded on west side by Irish Town Road after death of said Ellen
Maddox said house and ground is to become the property of my son Paul
Meadow ground situated in Irishtown bounded by Irishtown Road on western
side of Edward Williams ground on north side and by Mr.
Richard Williams ground on north east side is to be divided between my three sons, Stephen,
William and Paul William to have that part
and parcel of said meadow ground from his house to a large Rock situated
on said ground Stephen to have that part and parcel of said meadow from
said “Rock” to my cellar, and Paul to
have remainder from north side of cellar.
My part and Parcel of Ground
situated between “Lower
Path” and St. John’s Road. The part and parcel of this ground
which is cleared
and parcel of this ground which is clearedCHE I
bequeath to my son Paul. The remainder of said ground uncleared is to be
divided between my sons William and Stephen by a fence beginning at center
of fence bounding “Lower Path” and running to cleared ground
evenly dividing said uncleared ground. William to have ground north of
dividing fence That part and parcel of Ground situated on the borders of
Coleys River is to be divided equally between my sons, Stephen,
William and Paul.
The amount of
hundred and seventy twenty dollars deposited at the
Government Saving Bank at St. John’s after the death of my wife Ellen
Maddox is to be divided equally between
my six children Margaret O’Driscoe, Alberta Williams, Esther Speck,
Stephen, William, and Paul Maddox. The interest on said money is to be
paid to my wife Ellen Maddox annually. No deduction, division or claim
is to be made by any person in said amount of money deposited at said Bank
until after death of my wife Ellen Maddox - Patrick his X mark
Maddox Signed by the said Testator Patrick
his X mark Maddox in the presence of
us, present at the same time, who at his request in his presence, and in
the presence of each other have subscribed our names as witnesses witnesses Joseph
his X mark Gatheral Michael
his X mark Keyhoe.
Charles H. Emerson
Registrar of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland
(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
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