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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
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Will of Thomas Moore
from Newfoundland will books volume 9 pages 363-364
probate year 1911
Thomas Moore deceased.
My last will and testament I Thomas
Moore of the township of Bareneed in the district of Port de
Grave being of sound and disposing mind and memory do make and publish
this as my last will and testament, hereby revoking all former wills
and testamentary dispositions heretofore at any time by me made. I hereby
appoint my nephews son William Thomas Moore to be the
executor of my will.
I hereby bequeath to my son Isaac Moore and after
his decease to my grandson William Moore the house and land leading from
the main road to the road leading from the main road to the road leading
to William Moore’s house (including the Marsh
Kitchen garden and the garden surrounding the house.
I hereby bequeath
the half of the garden known as the garden on the bank to my daughter
Elizabeth wife of Robert Mercer. I also bequeath to my daughter Elizabeth,
wife of Robert Mercer the half of the garden on the beach and the other
half to my son Isaac and afer his decease to his son William.
The half of the garden known as the upper garden I bequeath to my son
Isaac and after his decease to his son William, and the other half of
the said garden I bequeath to my daughter Elizabeth wife of Robert
Mercer and after her decease to her son James Mercer.
The square table with six legs in the parlour I bequeath to my grandson
William Moore A rocking chair and a trunk I bequeath
to my daughter Elizabeth wife of Robert
Mercer my bedroom and all that is in it I
bequeath to my grandson William
Moore. The old cart path leading to
William Henry Moore’s land will stand and it always
did without any hindrance whatsoever In witness whereof
I have hereto set my hand this 31st day of March 1911 Thomas
his x mark Moore witnesses William
Richards of John John Thomas Boone of
D. M. Browning
(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
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