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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
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A. D. Nathaniel Rabbitts
Will of A. D. Nathaniel Rabbitts
from Newfoundland will books volume 8 pages
455 to 457 probate year 1908
Nathaniel Rabbitts deceased.
This is the last will and testament of Nathaniel
Rabbitts Telegraphist Brigus Conception Bay Newfoundland I will and bequeath
to my beloved wife Mary Jane Rabbitts the sum of Two thousand seven hundred
Dollars of my Life insurance money the balance of my Life insurance money to
be equally divided among my three youngest children viz. Gower,
I will and bequeath to my beloved wife aforesaid
all that piece of land situate in Convent Square Brigus with building
containing shop and office together with all the stock and fittings in
said shop To be Hers while she remains in my name, at Her decease or
second marriage the aforesaid Convent Square property is to be given
to my two sons Gower and Gordon their
Heirs and descendants for ever.
I will and bequeath to my beloved wife
for Her use only, while she remains in my name all my interest 1/3 in
the waterside premises known as the Sterling property also my interest
in Middle Ridge property (one quarter) known as old Court House also
all that Piece or Parcel of land known as Mount Grace Farm. I will and
bequeath to my beloved wife aforesaid all my Furniture and Household
Goods for her use while she remains in my name. Should my wife marry
a second time she shall deliver up all Lands, property and money within
Two Days after such marriage to my two sons Gower, and Gordon.
Retaining the sum of $400.00 for each year between my decease and Her
If necessary my Daughter Annie Minerva Rabbitts is to
be supported out of my Estate while she remains unmarried should either
one of my sons become deceased His share of money, Land and property
mentioned in this will shall become the surviving son’s property provided the Deceased
son leave no issue should my wife aforesaid become deceased all the money remaining
at Her Death shall be equally divided also my Furniture and Household goods,
and given to my three children Gower, Gordon, and Annie
Minerva (Ervie) Rabbitts and all lands and other property given her in this will shall be given to my
Two sons Gower and Gordon Rabbitts
my two sons predecease my wife all their interest rights, and privileges,
in this will shall be given to my Daughter Annie Minerva provided
no issue left by either son. The property situated
in Convent Square is never to be sold, Bargained nor given away, nor
leased for any one term over twelve years I appoint my son Gower
A.E. Rabbitts as executor and my beloved wife Mary Jane
of this my will Signed and
sealed by me this Twenty ninth Day of June one thousand nine hundred
and four A.D. N. Rabbitts (LS)
D. M. Browning
(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
Aug. 19. 08
Aug. 19. 08
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