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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
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Will of Richard Mursell, from Newfoundland will books volume 15 page 121 probate year 1930
IN RE. DECEASED
This is the last will and testament of me, Richard Mursell, of Little Bay Island, Notre Dame Bay, Newfoundland, Merchant.
- I hereby revoke all former wills and testamentary dispositions by me at any time made and declare this to be my last will and testament.
- I hereby appoint my wife, Dorcas Mursell, to be the sole executrix of this my will.
I give devise and bequeath all the property of whatsoever nature and kind and wheresoever situate of which I die possessed as follows.
(a) To my said wife, Dorcas Mursell for her use and benefit during her life or until her remarriage.
(b) On the death or the remarriage of my said wife to those of my children who at the death or remarriage of my said wife are then living, to be divided in equal shares between them.
Dated at St John's in the Island of Newfoundland, this twenty second day of August Anno Domini one thousand nine hundred and twenty five.
Signed by the said Richard Mursell at St John's
this 22nd day of August 1925, as and for his last
will and testament in the presence of us who at his
request in his presence and in the presence of each other
do hereunto subscribe our names as witnesses.
Leslie R. Curtis of St John's Solicitor.
Richard Anderson Squires of St John's Solicitor.
William F Lloyd (Signature)
Registrar of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland
Written in the top right-hand margin:
J. M. Kent
on the 27th day
of March A.D.
Value of Estate
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