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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
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Will of Philip Perry
from Newfoundland will books volume 9 pages 512-513
probate year 1912
Philip Perry deceased.
This is the last will and Testament
of Philip Perry of Fogo, Newfoundland I Philip
Perry of Fogo Newfoundland
do make and publish this this as my last will and Testament.
I hereby appoint Andrew Cook J.P. Stipendiary Magistrate of Fogo and
Aaron Stone Sub-Collector H. M. Customs, to be the Executors
of this my will.
2. I hereby direct my aforesaid executors to pay all
my just debts and funeral expenses as soon as possible after my decease.
3. I give and bequeath (1) the sum of Ten Dollars ($10) to the Trustees
of the Methodist Church in Fogo to be used by them for the benefit of
the said Church as they may see fit: (11) the sum of Five Dollars ($5)
to the Methodist Minister who may be in charge of the Methodist Church
in Fogo at the time of my decease.
4. I also give and bequeath:-
(I) the sum of Twenty Dollars ($20) to each of my grandchildren - Bertie
and Chesley White of Indian Burying Hill Notre Dame Bay; (ii) the sum
of ten Dollars ($10) to each of my grandchildren Agnes Isabel,
Jean Mary and Ellen Perry Stott of St. John’s; (iii) the sum of Ten Dollars
($10) to each of my grandchildren - Florella Isabel, Laurie George
Douglas and Marion Helen Scott of Seldom Come By
5. I also give and
bequeath the sum of one hundred Dollars ($100) to each of my daughters
namely Bertha Stott of St. John’s, Emily
White of Indian Burying
Place N.D. Bay and Ethel Scott of Seldom Come By.
And all other money which I may die possessed of I direct my said Executors
to deposit in the Savings Department of the Bank of Nova Scotia, St.
to be used towards the support and maintenance of my wife and two children
(Gladys and Cecil Rhodes Perry) in annual payments of Two hundred and
fifty dollars ($250); and I also direct that in the event of my wife’s
death or remarriage that the balance of my money be divided equally among
my two children the aforesaid Gladys and Cecil
I hereby devise and bequeath my house and land situate in Fogo and all
the furniture in the said house to my son Cecil Rhodes Perry.
8 I also direct that my land and property at Indian Islands be sold and
the proceeds equally divided among my five children namely Bertha
Stott of St. John’s, Emily White of
Indian Burying Place N.D. Bay, Ethel
Scott of Seldom Come By Gladys Perry and Cecil
Rhodes Perry of Fogo;
and the dwelling house on the said land I bequeath and devise to my aforesaid
son Cecil Rhodes Perry - Philip Perry - Signed published
and declared by the said Philip Perry as and for his
last will and Testament in the presence of us present at the same time
who at his request in his presence and in the presence of each other
have hereunto subscribed our names as witnesses to the due execution
hereof E.C. French Methodist Minister
Aaron Stone sub Coll H.M.C. Dated at Fogo Nfld. this
25th day of April 1912.
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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