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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
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Will of Edward Morey
from Newfoundland will books volume 7 page 174 probate
The last Will of Edward Morey late of
Bonavista Fisherman deceased.
This is the last will and Testament of Edward
Morey of Bonavista. I give devise and bequeath to my daughter Bridget now the
wife of William Joy my dwelling house cow and stable also a garden west of
the dwelling house bounded on the east by Catalina road north my stable my
garden south Peters Morey land
I give devise and bequeath unto my
grandson James Fitzgerald the garden called Leggs garden
I give devise
and bequeath unto my daughter Bridget now the wife of Wm.
Joy all the rest
of my property except one meadow bounded on the west by James Browns Garden
on the north by James Moreys land on the east by Joseph Carrolls land on the
south by James Bishops land which is to be left in care of my daughter Bridget and to be sold to bury me if required and if not she is to have it with the
rest of my property
I hereby appoint Thomas House to be the executor
of my will I hereby revoke all other wills and testamentary and depositions
by me at any time heretofore made In witness whereof I have hereto set my hand
this twenty-seventh day of March in the year of our Lord one thousand eight
hundred and ninety seven Edward his x mark Morey. Signed and pronounced by
Edward Morey in the presence of us who in his presence and in the presence
of each other have hereunto subscribed our names witness Patrick Quinlan
I certify that the foregoing is a correct
copy of the will of Edward Morey.
D. M. Browning
(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
June 24 /02
to Thomas House
on the 25th day
of June 1902
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