Presented by the
Click on the graphic below to return to the NGB Home Page
Newfoundland's Grand Banks Site
to assist you in researching your Family History
To contribute to this site, see above menu item "About".
These transcriptions may contain human errors.
A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
As always, confirm these, as you would any other source material.
Will of Stephen Morris
from Newfoundland will books volume 7 page 192 probate
The last Will and Testament of
late of St. John's, Master Mariner, deceased.
This is the last will and Testament of me Stephen
Morris of St. John's, Newfoundland, Master Mariner and I hereby revoke all
former wills by me made.
(a) So long as my daughter continues unmarried,
all the annual proceeds of my estate shall be paid during my wife's life to
my wife and daughter in equal parts.
(b) If my daughter shall be
unmarried at my wife's death, all the said annual proceeds shall thereafter
be paid to her during her unmarried life and on her marriage or death, whichever
shall first happen, all my estate shall be divided equally between my children
who shall then survive
( c) If my daughter shall marry during my
wife's life, the said annual proceeds, after such marriage, shall be paid to
my wife for her life and, on her death, all my estate shall be divided equally
between my children who shall then survive
(d) If my daughter shall
predecease my wife and shall not have married the said annual proceeds shall
be paid to my wife for her life and, on her death, all my estate shall be divided
equally between my sons who shall then survive.
I appoint my son
Henry Charles executor of this my will. Dated at St. John's this twenty third
day of August nineteen hundred and two. Stephen his x mark Morris Signed (by
his mark) published and declared by the said Stephen Morris as and for his
last will and testament in the presence of us the subscribers who in the presence
of the testator and of each other have hereto subscribed our names as such
witnesses the same having been first read over and explained to the testator
before he so signed by his mark. Geo M. Johnson Jas. J. McGrath.
I certify the foregoing to be a correct
copy of the last will of Stephen Morris.
D. M. Browning
(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
to Henry Charles
Morris the Exor
on the 24th Sept 02
Page Contributed by Sheila Tiberio, Judy Benson & Ivy F. Benoit
Page Revised by Ivy F. Benoit (Wednesday February 20, 2013)
Newfoundland's Grand Banks is a non-profit endeavor.
No part of this project may be reproduced in any form
for any purpose other than personal use.
© Newfoundland's Grand Banks (1999-2019)
Your Community, Online!