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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
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Will of Thomas Malcolm
from Newfoundland will books volume 8 pages 313-314
probate year 1907
Thomas Malcolm deceased.
I Thomas Malcolm Doctor of
Medicine of Fogo, in the Island of Newfoundland being of sound and disposing
mind and memory, do make and publish this as my last will and testament hereby
revoking all former wills by me made
(1) I hereby appoint my
wife Annie E Malcolm and my son Fred F. Malcolm to
be the executors of my will.
(2) I hereby direct my executors to pay all my
just debts as soon as possible after my decease.
(3) I hereby bequeath
my house and premises known as Lowland House in the town of Fogo to my
wife Annie E Malcolm during her natural single life, and after her decease
to my son Fred F. Malcolm, absolutely.
4. I devise and bequeath
my property known as “Melbourne Ranch” three miles East of
Santa Paula in the county of Ventura Southern - California to my son Arthur
D Malcolm and direct that he pay annually from the fruit proceeds Two hundred
dollars for the maintenance of my wife Annie E Malcolm during
her unmarried life, or widowhood, after that to become his absolutely forever.
(5) I further bequeath to my wife Annie E Malcolm all the
rest and residue of my real and personal estate to be disposed of as she may
think proper, the proceeds to go towards the support of herself and family
(6) I further direct that my executors leave my life Insurance policy money
in the hands of the Company and draw the interest at 4 per cent annually
for the support of my wife and family If that cannot be satisfactorily
arranged that they draw from the company the whole amount and deposit it
in a Savings bank for safety and collect the annual interest, and draw
such small amounts as may be required from the capital for the maintenance
of my wife and family
(7) Should my wife Annie E Malcolm marry
again she forfeits all claim to any of my money or property which will
then be divided equally between my children Netta Y Jones, Emily Malcolm,
Fred Malcolm and Thomas W Malcolm, share and share alike except the Ranch
at Santa Paula which is to become the property of my son Arthur D Malcolm for
8. Should my wife Annie E Malcolm not marry again any money left from
Life Insurance Policy or money deposited in Banks at her decease shall be divided
equally between my surviving children Netta Y. Jones, Emily Malcolm,
Fred F. Malcolm and Thomas W. Malcolm share and share
(9) I further direct my executors to draw the Interest of any money deposited
in Savings Banks annually for the maintenance of my wife and family In witness
whereof I have hereto set my hand and seal this 23rd day of September A.D.
1905. Thomas Malcolm (LS) Signed, sealed published and declared by Thomas
Malcolm as and for his last will and testament 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 hereto subscribed our names as witnesses to the due execution hereof John
W Hodge Ernest E Hyde.
D. M. Browning
(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
Aug. 10. 07
Aug. 10. 07
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