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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
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Will of James Power
from Newfoundland will books volume 8 pages 298-299 probate
James Power deceased.
In the Name of God. Amen This is the Last Will and Testament of me James
Power of Torbay, Farmer.
I will and bequeath to my son Mogue the ground he holds at
the present time about his house also the ground he holds near Motion Bridge
To my son Michael I will and bequeath the ground he at present
holds around his house cleared and uncleared within the fence also the clear
ground on David Foley’s farm
To my son Laurence I will and bequeath the ground from the old stream to Richard
my son Patrick I will and bequeath all the ground attached
to the house in which I lived -
To my grand-daughter Mary Doyle I will and
bequeath half the uncleared ground of David Foley’s
To my son Patrick above named I will and bequeath my house
and the furniture therein contained
To my four sons herein named I will and
bequeath the uncleared land known as Motion, Share and share alike
my son Mogue I will and bequeath my property on the Beach at Middle Cove
to him also I will and bequeath the Barking Kettle.
I also desire
that my son Patrick do not sell or dispose of the Land House and Furniture
herein bequeath to him except to his Brother Mogue or with his leave and
permission and I appoint my Brother Michael Power of St. John’s
Executor of this my Last will and Testament In witness
whereof I hereunto set my hand this eight day of August one thousand eight
hundred and eighty two James Power In presence of Michael
J Clarke John Roche
D. M. Browning
(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
June 20 07
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