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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
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Robert James Moore
Will of Robert James Moore
from Newfoundland will books volume 9 pages
159-160 probate year 1910
Robert James Moore deceased.
This is the last will and Testament
of me Robert J. Moore of St. John’s Master Cooper.
After the payment of all my just debts and Testamentary expenses I give,
devise and bequeath as follows: -
(1) To my daughter Kate Moore the dwelling
house in which I now reside and the furniture and effects therein contained.
(2) To my daughter Mrs. David Redmond the dwelling house
in which she now lives.
(3) To my daughter Anne Comerford wife of Richard
Comerford of Heart’s Content the dwelling house now occupied by
Mrs. Collingwood as tenant.
(4) The western passage way
shall be used in common by my three daughters Kate Moore, Mrs.
David Redmond and Anne Comerford as a passage
way to the rear of the houses hereinbefore bequeathed to each of them.
To my sons John J. Moore and Robert J. Moore my
cooperage and the lands connected therewith. Also my stock-in-trade in
(6) To my two sons John J Moore and Robert J.
land in the rear of my dwelling house and fronting on Bates Street which
contains a foundation for two dwelling houses, the northern end to John and the Southern end to Robert in equal proportions.
To my four children Mrs. David Redmond, Kate Moore, Anne Comerford, and
Robert J. Moore as tenants in common the land purchased by me from one
Norah Coady situate in the west end of St. John’s.
To my son John J. Moore the dwelling house in which
he now resides.
(9) To my three daughters, Mrs. David Redmond, Kate Moore and Anne
Comerford the shares held by me in the floating dock in equal
to my sons John J. Moore and Robert J. Moore my distributive share or
interest in my late father’s estate situate on Patrick Street.
(11) To my daughters Mrs. David Redmond the sum of Two
hundred dollars to be expended by her in the education of her children.
(12) To my sister Anne Moore the sum of Two hundred
The rest and residue of my estate both real and personal I give,
devise and bequeath to my three daughters Mrs David Redmond,
Kate Moore and Anne Comerford. I appoint my
J Moore and my daughter Kate
Moore to be Executors of this my will. Dated at St. John’s
this 15th day of February A.D. 1910 Robert Jas Moore Signed by the said
Testator as and for his last will and Testament in the presence of us
who in his presence and at his request and in the presence of each other
have hereunto subscribed our names as witnesses. Robert Alsop
George T. Carty
D. M. Browning
(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
Nov 8 1910
John J. Moore
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