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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
William Mosdell


Will of William Mosdell
from Newfoundland will books volume 9 pages 401-403 probate year 1912

In re
      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 Bay Roberts.
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.
The Dwelling-house 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 Samuel
The land 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 Mosdell We 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

Certified correct,
D. M. Browning

(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
Dec. 28/11
C. J.
Feb. 7/12
granted to
sworn at



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