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Will of Lorenzo G. Pike
This is the last will and testament
of me, Lorenzo G. Pike of St. John’s in the Island of
Newfoundland, Laborer. I revoke all former wills by me at any time made, and
I appoint Denis Barron of St. John’s, Telegraph Operator,
the executor of this my will. I give and bequeath the house and land on which
I at present reside on Power Street to my daughter Mary Hannah and my grandchildren
Lorenzo George, Henry James and Horatio Nelson, namely one half- of the said
house and land to be held by my said grandchildren Lorenzo George and Henry
James in equal shares as tenants in common, and one-half in like manner by
my grandson Horatio Nelson and my said daughter Mary
Hannah- I will and
direct that the control and management of the said property shall remain with
my said daughter Mary Hannah until my said grandson Horatio
Nelson shall have
attained the age of twenty one years, and on the death of my said daughter
Mary Hannah or on her marriage I give and bequeath her share
in the said property to my said three grandchildren in equal shares as tenants
in common. I likewise, in the event of the death or either of my said grandchildren,
before the said Horatio Nelson shall have reached twenty one
give and bequeath his share to the other of the above four named persons in
equal shares. I give and bequeath my feather bed to my grandson Lorenzo
(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
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