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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
Isaac Morgan


Will of Isaac Morgan from Newfoundland will books volume 5 pages 323-324 probate year 1888

Last will and Testament
of Isaac Morgan of
Port-de-Grave, Fisherman

In the name of God Amen. I Isaac Morgan of Blowmedown near Port de grave Conception Bay in the Island of Newfoundland Fisherman, being very infirm, and weak of body but of perfect mind and memory, thanks be given unto God, therefore calling unto mind the mortality of the body, knowing that it is appointed unto all men once to die, do make and ordain this my last will and Testament, that is to say, principally and first of all, I give and recommend my soul First of all unto the hands of Almighty God that gave it, and my body I recommend to the earth, to be buried in decent Christian burial at the discretion of my executor, nothing doubting at the general resurrection, I shall receive the same again by the Almighty power of God and as touching such worldly estate wherewith it hath pleased God to bless me in this life, I give devise, and dispose of the same as follows viz - whereas my nephew Moses Morgan has maintained and supported me for some time past, as agreed to in a document drawn up between us, dated 28th Dec. 1877. I do hereby will and bequeath to him his heirs etc all and everything belonging to me, including house, furniture fishing room and gardens (except one feather bed and my late wife's clothing) which I have already disposed of. - I also do hereby constitute make and ordain the said Moses Morgan to be my sole executor to this my last will and Testament. And I do hereby utterly disallow revoke and disannul all and every other former testaments wills legacies bequests and executers, by me in any ways beforehand willed & bequeathed, ratifying and confirming this and no other to be my last will and Testament.

In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal at Port de Grave aforesaid this 3rd day of January A.D. 1880. Isaac x Morgan (LS) his mark. Signed Sealed published pronounced and declared by the said Isaac Morgan as his last will and Testament the same having been read over and explained to him in the presence of us, who in his presence at his request, and in the presence of each other have hereunto set subscribed our names as witnesses thereto. Henry Wm. Taylor. Edward Butler.

Dated 28th December
I certify the foregoing a correct copy.
D. M. Browning
Chief Clerk & Registrar



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