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Will of John Miller from Newfoundland will books volume 14 pages 317-318 probate year 1928
In re DECEASED.
In the name of God Amen. This is the last will and testament of me John Miller of Placentia in the island of Newfoundland General Dealer. I appoint William Patterson of Block House Placentia Executor of this my last will and testament. I will that my just debts and funeral expenses be paid as soon as possible after my death. I will devise and bequeath to my nephew Raymond Miller that piece of land situate at the South East to the West of James Carrigans land and to my nephew John Walsh I will that piece of land situate at the Swans bought from Richard Walsh. I will to Celicia Connors one Singer Sewing Machine (foot) one Sacred Heart Picture with gilt frame one school certificate and one mill drawing. I will devise and bequeath the sum of Two Hundred Dollars for one high Mass on the day of my burial also one high Mass each on my first, second, and third Anniversary and the balance of the $200.00 in low Masses for myself and all the Miller family. The low Masses to be celebrated in one year after my death for the repose of the souls aforesaid. I will that the Masses be attended to by my Executors who shall also erect a suitable headstone.
balance of my property consisting of dwelling house, Horses, stock in trade
book debts each in the house and in the bank and everything I die possessed
of both real and personal I will devise and bequeath to my dearly beloved wife
Annie for her use during life or until she again marries but she is to pay
(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
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