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Will of Henry Pierce
I Henry Pierce of Goulds Road,
in the electoral district of St. John’s West, Farmer being of sound
and disposing mind memory and deposition, do make this my last will and
the death of the said Kenneth Pierce the property hereby bequeathed to
him shall go to his children (if any) in equal shares and if the said Kenneth
Pierce die without children then I will and desire that said property hereby
bequeathed to him shall be sold and the proceeds thereof after payment
of expenses of said sale shall be divided equally between my said daughters
Fanny Williams, Mary Ann Muggeridge, Janet Pierce, and my daughter in law
Harriet Pierce wife of said Kenneth Pierce share and share alike or to
be divided equally between such of them as shall survive the said Kenneth
Pierce if any one or more of them shall predecease him. It being always
understood that in case of this last mentioned survivorship distribution
or division the children of any one of my said three daughters shall if
their mother be dead take their said mother’s share but should the
said Harriet Pierce be not living at the time such division is to be made
her next of kin or legatees shall have no interest whatever in said property
or the division thereof.
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