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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
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Will of William Morris
from Newfoundland will books volume 7 page 63 probate
Last Will and Testament of
William Morris of Lower Island Cove
In the name of God Amen. I William
Lower Island Cove with sound memory & judgment make this my last will & Testament
after the following manner which is as follows
1st. That my son John is to have the whole of
my land property including my Fishing Room.
2nd My wife is to have her support
out of my above estate as long as she shall live and keep her name, that is
as long as she continues single. She my wife is to have to her sole disposal
the upstairs dining room, also the cow now in position is to be soley hers.
3rd. I also bequeath to my Grand Son William Wheeler the
Feather Bed he has now in possession to be soley his.
do appoint as sole executors to this my last will & Testament Josiah
Garland & Edwd
Wheeler Jr and to this do affix my hand & Seal October 16th 1859
(sgd) William Morris. Witnesses (sgd) James Morris.
I certify the foregoing to be a correct
copy of the last will and Testament of William Morris deceased
D. M. Browning
(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
Geo H. Emerson
granted on the
21st day of May
A.D. 1901 to
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