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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
Joseph Prim


Will of Joseph Prim
from Newfoundland will books volume 8 pages 431-432 probate year 1908

In re
      Joseph Prim          deceased.

      This is the last will and testament of me Joseph Prim of Saint John’s in the Island of Newfoundland Cooper.
First I devise and bequeath unto my beloved wife Hannah all my property estate and effects of every description whatsoever and wheresoever situate for the term of her natural life.
Secondly I devise and bequeath unto my children Mathew and Regina in equal shares the property estate and effects set forth in the first bequest herein after the death of my said wife Hannah. To Hold the same unto the my said children Mathew and Regina upon the determination of my said wife Hannahs interest for ever.
Thirdly I hereby appoint my said wife Hannah executrix of this my last will and testament.
Fourthly:- I hereby give unto my said wife Hannah full power and authority to sell any portion or all of my property and in the event of a sale taking place the interests or shares of my wife Hannah and my children Matthew and Regina will be the same as those stated in the first and second bequests herein.
I hereby revoke all testamentary dispositions heretofore made by me. In witness whereof I have hereunto my hand subscribed at Saint John’s aforesaid this 31st day of March A.D. 1908 Joseph Prim    Signed by the said testator as and for his last will and testament in the presence of us who in his presence at his request and in the presence of each other have hereunto subscribed our names as witnesses. George F. Power    J.J. McCarthy

(This line was written sideways in the margin at the end of the will.)
The words “in equal shares” on line II having been first inserted, and the word “the” on line II having been first erased. DMB

Certified correct,
D. M. Browning

(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
June 8/08
June 10/08
granted to
Estate sworn
at $3200.00



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