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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
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Will of William Roberts
from Newfoundland will books volume 9 pages 557-558
probate year 1912
William Roberts deceased.
This is the last will and Testament
of me William Roberts of Charles of Brigus Conception Bay Newfoundland
Planter First I give devise and bequeath unto my wife Charlotte
all the Property that I now possess, that is to say, My Dwelling House
and all erections and Land adjoining situate at the Gullies near Brigus
Also the piece of land on the north side of the Road leading to Long
Pond and known as Peddles Land, Also the interest that I now have in
the waterside Property near the Long Bridge at Brigus Also the Land in
Middle Ridge Brigus on which my first House was built, Also the Land
I bought from W. J. Rabbitts and on which I built a store, Also the garden
at Pond Head near Spracklins Land. To be held by said Charlotte
Ann Roberts as long as she may live, and at her death to become
the property of my sons in the manner following that is to say
of land at Middle Ridge Brigus on which my first House was built and
the piece of Land that I bought from W. J. Rabbitts, and on which there
is now a store shall become the Property of my sons Job Roberts and John
Roberts, share and share alike.
The Land on the north side of the Road
leading to Long Pond (known as Peddles Land) shall become the Property
of my sons Charles, John, Nathan, William and Chesley,
share and share alike
My Dwelling House and all Land adjoining situated
at the Gullies near Brigus shall become the Property of my son Nathan.
I also give devise and bequeath unto my son Nathan all
my Property at Labrador and all Fishing gear used by me here to fore
and also my interest in the waterside premises at Brigus.
I hereby nominate
and appoint my said wife Charlotte Ann Roberts as sole Executrix of this
my last will and Testament and revoke all previous wills by me at any
time heretofore made and declare this writing to be my last will and
Testament. In witness whereof I hereunto set my hand and affix my seal
this seventeenth day of September in the year of our Lord one thousand
nine Hundred and Five. - William Roberts (LS) - Signed by the said William
Roberts in our presence on the day of the date thereof and we in her
presence and in the presence of each other at the same time subscribed
our names as witnesses. John J. Smith. Fred A. Smith
D. M. Browning
(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
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Page Revised by Ivy F. Benoit (Wednesday February 20, 2013)
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