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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
Adam Power


Will of Adam Power, from Newfoundland will books volume 15 page 292 probate year 1930

IN RE.          DECEASED



I Adam Power of Channel Newfoundland in the District of Burgeo and LaPoile being of sound mind and memory do make and publish this my last will and testament in manner and form following. That is to say.
i. I give devise and bequeath to my housekeeper Mrs Annie Sutton my dwelling house with all its contents, together with $100.00 one hundred dollars, over and above her wages.
ii. I give devise and bequeath the balance of my money after my just debts and funeral expenses are paid to be divided equally between my daughter ELIZA Smith, My grandson William Power, son of William Power, and my Grandson John Harvey son of Thomas Harvey.
iii. I hereby direct that the Rector of Channel Parish shall conduct my funeral ceremonies and see that I am buried in the Church of England Cemetery according to the Rites and Ceremonies of the Church of England and I give devise and bequeath to the said Rector of Channel Parish the sum of $25.00, twenty five dollars.
iv. I hereby appoint Mr Emanuel Pike sole Executor of this my last will and testament.

Signed    ADAM POWER.

Signed by the testator in our presence and declared by him to be his last will and testament who in his presence and in the presence of each other have hereunto set our hand as witnesses thereof this fourth day of May in the year of Our Lord one thousand nine hundred and twenty nine.

Witnesses  Mrs Penny Lillington
                  H.J. Read


William F. Lloyd

Registrar of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland


Written in the top right-hand margin:
W. J. Higgins
Oct 31/30
Probate granted
Emanuel Pike
on the 31st day
of October 1930
Value of Estate



Page Contributed by Ernie Kraut & Transcribed by Lenora Cooper

Page Revised by Ivy F. Benoit (Sunday February 04, 2018)

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