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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
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Will of William Mosdell
from Newfoundland will books volume 9 pages 401-403
probate year 1912
William Mosdell deceased.
In the name of the Father son
and Holy Ghost Amen I, William Mosdell fisherman
of Bay Roberts Conception Bay, in the Island of Newfoundland declare
this to be my last will and Testament I give to my son Henry
William Mosdell the meadow at the back of his dwelling house the back land which
I bought from Jno Kearley and one half of the back Cabbage
garden by the cellar
I give to my
son Noah Mosdell one half of the back Cabbage garden by the cellar. The
back meadow lying to the south of Middle Road, the back potato garden
lying to the north of Middle Road, and one-half of the land I bought
from Jno. Kearley, situated on south side of Main Road
I give to my son James Samuel Mosdell, the old Cabbage garden
all that piece of land lying south of the Back Cabbage garden from the
back of the cellar one-half of the land which I bought from Jas
Kearley situated on the south side of Main Road Bay Roberts, the eastern half
for Noah and the western half for James Samuel and
the meadow lying to the north of the back Cabbage garden.
I give to my two sons Noah, and James Samuel the east part to Noah and
the west to James Samuel. The shop to Noah and James
Samuel. All the
other outhouses to my son James Samuel. The cellar to James
I owned at Shearstown I sold to my son James Samuel Mosdell. The funeral
benefits that I am to receive from Victoria Lodge L.O.A. after my funeral
expenses are paid and a tombstone erected to my memory the remainder
to be equally divided between my three granddaughters Susie Dawe
Mosdell May Mosdell and Mary Belle Mosdell. My bedroom stove to be given to Aunt
Mary Cave my watch to Jack Dawe Mosdell Looking glass two pictures (The
King & Burney Mountain) to William Sterling Mosdell Round table to
Henry William Cart to James “Susies” bed to be given to Wm
Sterling with the bedstead and bedding “Grandmothers” bed
for Mary Belle Mosdell, two Kitchen chairs and two rooms chairs for Hy.
William Everything not mentioned in this my last will & testament
I give to my son James Samuel Mosdell
I have no money to leave
it has all been divided among my children before my death I hereby appoint
Mr Bethlehem Mercer and Mr Geo. Pepper executors
of this my last will and Testament Signed at Bay Roberts this ninth day
of November in the year of our Lord one thousand nine hundred and nine William
hereby certify that we the undersigned saw William Mosdell sign
his name to this document, his last will & Testament this 9th day
November 1909 John Mercer William James Mercer
D. M. Browning
(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
Page Contributed by Judy Benson & Ivy F. Benoit
Page Revised by Ivy F. Benoit (Wednesday February 20, 2013)
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