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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
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Will of Henry Moore
from Newfoundland will books volume 8 pages 107-108 probate
Henry Moore deceased.
This is the Last and testament
of me Henry Moore of Gillgrove Egremont in the County of Cumberland Mining
Engineer I appoint my brothers John Joseph Moore and William
of this my will and I direct them so soon as conveniently may be after
my decease to pay off and discharge all my just debts funeral and testamentary
expenses I give my watch and chain and gold scarf pin set with pearls to
my brother William Moore
I give and bequeath to my father
John Moore all the moneys that may be due and received
from the Scottish Provincial Assurance Society in respect of the Policy
of Assurance on my life therein
give to each of my sisters in law Lizzie Hughes and Martha
Rees the legacy
of eight hundred pounds being the Interest derived by me as the representative
of my late wife under the will of her father Robert Courtland deceased I give devise and bequeath all the remainder of my property whether real
or personal to which I may die seized possessed or entitled or which I
have power to dispose of or to appoint by this my will unto my said brothers
John Joseph Moore and William Moore upon
Trust to sell call in and convert into money the same or such part thereof
as shall not consist of money and shall with and out of the moneys produced
by such sale calling in and conversion and with and out of my ready money
pay my debts funeral and testamentary expenses and the legacies hereinbefore
mentioned but so that the proceeds of Real Estate shall not be applied
in payment of the said legacies unless the other moneys applicable thereto
under this trust shall be insufficient for payment thereof and shall stand
possessed of the residuary trust moneys In Trust to pay and divide
the same equally between and amongst my brothers the said John
Joseph Moore William Moore and Robert
Moore the issue of such of them as may be then
dead leaving issue such issue to take and if more than one equally between
them the share which his or their parent would have taken of and in my
residuary trust funds if such parent had survived me
all former and other wills I declare this only to be my last will and Testament.
In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand this twenty-fourth day of
June one thousand eight hundred and ninety-eight Henry
Moore signed by the said Henry Moore the Testator 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
hereunto subscribed our names as witnesses. Jno. Nelson Solicitor
Egremont Stephen Burrows
D. M. Browning
(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
J. I. Little
May 18. 1900
Estate sworn at
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