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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
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John Henry Robinson
Will of John Henry Robinson
from Newfoundland will books volume 10 pages
458-459 probate year 1916
JOHN HENRY ROBINSON deceased.
Northern District Newfoundland
Tilt Cove to wit: May 13th 1916.
Know all men that I John Henry
Robinson of Shoe Cove Bight Northern District of Newfoundland of my own
free will being at this time sound in mind & understanding do hereby
make this my last will and testament revoking any former wills.
1st I give and bequeath to my brother Obidiah Robinson my fishing room situate
at Shoe Cove Bight, with all my fishing gear household furniture and everything
2nd I give and bequeath to my sister Susannah
Newbury of Shoe Cove Bight the sum of two hundred dollars to be
paid from my life insurance.
3rd I give and bequeath to my dear wife Hester
Anne Robinson the residue of my Life Policy and whatever else
I may possess at the time of my death after paying my just and legal debts,
Funeral expenses etc I appoint Henry James Newbury as
my executor. In witness whereof I have this
day set my hand & seal John Henry his
X mark Robinson We the undersigned Wm.
Cunningham J.P. and Henry James Newbury were present and did see John
Henry Robinson place his mark to the foregoing document after the same was read over & explained
Signed Wm. Cunningham J.P. Henry Jas. Newbury-
Charles H. Emerson
Registrar of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland
(Listed in the margin of this will)
Henry J. Newbury
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