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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
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Benjamin C. Morgan
Will of Benjamin C. Morgan
from Newfoundland will books volume 10 pages 209-210
probate year 1914
BENJAMIN C.MORGAN deceased.
I Benjamin C. Morgan, Fisherman
and gardener of Salmon Cove in Conception Bay in the Island of Newfoundland
being of Sound mind do hereby make this my last will and testament.
I. I do hereby appoint Christopher Morgan,
Planter, of Salmon Cove aforesaid to be sole executor of this my will.
II. I hereby give devise and bequeath the whole of my estate both
personal and real, the said estate consisting of two pieces or parcels of land
situate at Salmon Cove aforesaid, my dwelling house and outhouses situate on
one of the aforesaid pieces of land, also whatever insurance will be due me
at the time of my death, from the Sun Life Assurance Co. of Canada, to my dear
wife Emma Jane Morgan to be hers during her lifetime of while
she remains in my name, but at my wife the said Emma Jane Morgan’s
death or in the event of her marrying again I wish the whole of the said estate
to go to my two children,
Stanley R. Morgan and Chesley C. Morgan to
be equally divided between them. In witness whereof I do
hereunto set my hand and seal this 7th day of December in the year
of our Lord one thousand nine hundred and twelve. Benjamin
C. Morgan (LS) Witnesses, Alex Merrick,
teacher of Cupids, Christopher Morgan.
(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
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