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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
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Will of John Rice
from Newfoundland will books volume 13 page 458 probate
JOHN RICE. DECEASED.
This is the last Will and Testament of John Rice of Twillingate in the
Northern District of the Island of Newfoundland, fisherman.
I, John Rice being of sound disposing mind memory and understanding
do hereby will devise and bequeath as follows:-
I constitute and appoint Isaac J. Mifflen, at present of Twillingate
- Stipendiary Magistrate as the Sole Executor of this my last
Will and Testament.
Unto Percy Powell son of my present wife my dwelling house
and contents including furniture and bedding and all land surrounding
and connected therewith situate at Twillingate.
Unto my wife Susan all the money that may be due and owing
me in Banks and also whatever money I may have in my dwelling
house or elsewhere at the time of my death - Also unto my said
wife all the rest and residue of every description of my said
I revoke all former distribution of my said Estate and do
declare this paper writing to be my last Will and Testament.
Dated at Twillingate aforesaid on this thirtieth day of April in
the year of our Lord One thousand nine hundred and twenty One.
Signed by John Rice the Testator in our presence who in his presence
and in the presence of each other at his request at the same
time signed our names as witnesses - the same having been first
read over and explained to the said Testator.
I. J. Mifflen.
William F. Lloyd
Registrar of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland.
(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
Fiat Oct 20/26
Horwood C. J.
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