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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
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Fanny Pitts Pratt
Will of Fanny Pitts Pratt
from Newfoundland will books volume 13 pages
536-537 probate year 1927
FANNY P. PRATT. DECEASED.
THIS IS THE LAST WILL AND TESTAMENT of me Fanny
Pratt of St. John’s in the Island of Newfoundland, Widow,
hereby revoke all Wills and testamentary dispositions by me at any time
SECOND I give devise and
bequeath my messuage and premises on the East side of Leslie Street in
St. John’s aforesaid unto my daughters Florence and Nellie until
the death or marriage of either of them and then to the other of them
until her death or marriage
the death or marriage of both of my said daughters Florence and Nellie I
direct that the said messuage and premises be sold and the net proceeds
of such sale I give and bequeath to all my
said children in
the following proportions that is to say to my son Arthur one quarter
the balance to be divided between my remaining children in
FOURTH I give and bequeath
my piano at present in my said house to my said daughter Florence
give and bequeath all the remainder of my household furniture and effects
to my said daughters Florence and Nellie share
and share alike
give and bequeath all the rest residue and remainder of my estate to
all my children in equal shares
any of my said children die in my lifetime leaving issue at my death
such issue shall stand in the place of such deceased child and take per
stirpes and equally between them if more than one the share or funds
mentioned in paragraph Three and Seven of this my Will which such deceased
child would have taken if he or she had survived me but if any of my
said children shall die in my lifetime without leaving issue the share
of such child or children shall be divided among those who survive me.
appoint my son Calvert, Executor of this my Will.
WITNESS WHEREOF: I have hereunto set my hand at St. John’s
aforesaid, this first day of December Anno Domini, One thousand nine
hundred and twenty-one.
FANNY PITTS PRATT.
the said Testatrix in the presence of us both being present at
the same time, who in her presence and in the presence of each other
have hereunto subscribed our names as witnesses.
William F. Lloyd
Registrar of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland.
(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
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