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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
Robert Nash Senior


Will of Robert Nash Senior
from Newfoundland will books volume 10 page 506 probate year 1917

In re
      Robert Nash          deceased.

      St. John’s Newfoundland, Topsail Road December 7th 1914.     Will of Robert Nash, Senior, Farmer, Topsail Road. I Robert Nash, Farmer of Topsail Road in the Electoral District of St. John’s West N.F. do in the presence of two witnesses give, will and bequeath to my two nieces Ellen and Bridget Nash, all I possess, in wordly goods, consisting of Farm on Topsail Road known as “Nashville” land situate on the south side of the Blackmarsh Road; property at Topsail, known as Drovers garden; dwelling house, barns and outhouses, cattle, horses, and farming utensils and implements.    My benefit from the Star of the Sea Society I wish divided as follows: - viz. fifty dollars ($50.00) to defray my funeral expenses, thirty dollars ($30.00) to buy a plot of ground at Belvidere Cemetery for myself and two nieces aforementioned: four dollars ($4.00) each for Rev Fathers MacDermott and Pippy now stationed at St. Patricks, St. John’s the remainder I leave between my two nieces Ellen and Bridget Nash aforementioned I appoint Hon James D. Ryan to be my executor: and wish this will read one month after my death. Signed Robert his X mark Nash Sr.     Witness The above was read to Robert Nash Sr. and signed by him this date Dec. 7th 1914.

Charles H. Emerson
Registrar of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland

(Listed in the margin of this will)
March 27-17
March 27/17
granted to
Jas D. Ryan
Estate sworn



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