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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
(P)
Robert Purchase

 

Will of Robert Purchase
from Newfoundland will books volume 6 pages 375-376 probate year 1897

Last will and Testament of
Robert Purchase of Lamaline S.D.
Farmer deceased

      In the name of God Amen. I Robert Purchase of Lamaline in the Southern District of Newfoundland farmer do make and publish this my last will and Testament in manner and form following to wit:
First. It is my will that all my just debts and funeral expenses be duly paid and satisfied out of my Estate as soon as conveniently can be after my decease. I give and bequeath unto my beloved sister Edith Purchase the sum of three hundred dollars in cash. I give and bequeath unto the Reverend Francis James Rock Smith the sum of four dollars in aid of the “New Parsonage” I give and bequeath unto Harriet Purchase, Richard Purchase Thomas Purchase and George Purchase children of my brother Albert Purchase the balance of all monies or securities for money that may belong to me at the time of my death said moneys to be invested by my Executor hereinafter named until said children become of age or are in need of money, they the said Harriet Purchase Richard Purchase, Thomas Purchase and George Purchase are to receive from my Executor aforesaid the yearly interest accruing upon said monies in equal proportions. And in the event of any of the said children dying before they attain their majority or before they have been paid their proportion as aforesaid then the balance remaining is to be divided between those of the four who may be surviving
I give devise and bequeath unto my nephew Thomas Purchase son of my brother Albert Purchase my bed and bedding also half of the house at present occupied by my brother Albert Purchase. I give devise and bequeath unto my beloved brother Albert Purchase all my right title and interest in and to all landed property, cattle, Houses outhouses, waterside premises and all other property that may belong to me at the time of my death. And lastly I constitute and appoint my nephew Cyrus C. Pitman as the Executor of this my last will and Testament. In witness whereof I have hereunto my hand and seal subscribed and set at Lamaline aforesaid this seventh day of January Anno Domini Eighteen hundred and ninety five. (Sgd) Robert his X mark Purchase (LS) Signed Sealed and declared by the Testator to be his last will and Testament in presence of us (sgd) C. C. Pitman (sgd) F. James R. Smith.

      I certify the foregoing to be a correct copy of the last will and Testament of Robert Purchase deceased

Registrar

(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
Probate
granted to
Cyrus Pitman
of Lamaline
the Exor.
Dated
May 10: 1897
Estate
sworn under
$1500

 

 

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