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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
(P)
John Prince

 

Will of John Prince
from Newfoundland will books volume 9 pages 437-439 probate year 1912

In re
      John Prince          deceased.

      This is the last will and testament of me John Prince of John, of Seal Cove Bonavista Bay made this Fifth day of July one thousand nine hundred and eleven I bequeath to Martha Prince my wife all my monies at home and at the Bank (government Saving Bank) I bequeath to Martha Prince my wife for the remainder of her life the dwelling - house and contents half the land that is cleared and half the land that is uncleared of which I hold the grant to the said Martha Prince my wife I bequeath during her life time my share of the fishing schooner “J & M Prince” of which I am part owner so long as she is running and remain in our possession, and to her Martha Prince my wife I bequeath my share of the profits and to which I John Prince am entitled as part owner, to her Martha Prince I bequeath half the stable & half the house of which I am part owner
It is my will that Elizabeth Prince my daughter should be given lodging and part in my house and land till such time as her children are able to support their mother the said Elizabeth Prince
I bequeath to my son Alfred the other half of the land that is now cleared and the other half of the land that is not cleared (one half to my wife Martha the other half to my son Alfred of all the land I possess cleared and uncleared) of which I hold the grant I bequeath to my son the said Alfred Prince the half of my share in the fish store half of my share of the small fishing boats and half of my share of the traps the other half of store traps and boat to which I am entitled to my son Robert.
At the death of my wife the said Martha Prince I devise and bequeath the dwelling house and contents her (the said Martha Prince) part of the land her (my wife Martha Prince) part of the stable and horse if in their possession to my son Robert At the death of my wife the said Martha Prince I devise and bequeath the share of the vessel now left to her Martha Prince to be equally divided between my sons Robert and Alfred. I bequeath to the Church of England Board of Education the piece of land 60 ft. square upon which the school is now built I appoint as executor of this my will & testament Levi Prince and William Prince of John     we the undersigned have attested the execution of the foregoing writing by the said John Prince he making his signature as and for his last will in the sight and presence of us present at the same time signed John Prince    Signed by the testator John Prince and published and delivered by him as and for his last will and testament in the presence of us the subscribers on the Fifth day of July nineteen hundred and eleven who in the presence of the said testator and each other have hereunto subscribed our names as witnesses on the day last above written the same having been first read over and explained to the testator in our presence and by him fully approved signed Levi Prince     William Prince

Certified correct,
D. M. Browning
Registrar

(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
Fiat
May 1/12
C. J.
Probate
May 3/12
granted
to
Levi Prince
&
William
Prince
Estate
sworn at
$4200.00

 

 

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Page Revised by Ivy F. Benoit (Wednesday February 20, 2013)

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