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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
Richard Roche


Will of Richard Roche
from Newfoundland will books volume 10 page 564 probate year 1917

In re
      Richard Roche          deceased.

      I Richard Roche of Middle Cove District of St. John’s East Fisherman and farmer being of sound mind memory and understanding do make my last will and testament in the manner and form following:-
First I give devise and bequeath to my wife Mary Roche my share in the New World Life Insurance Company together with my share of land adjoining my dwelling also my dwelling house and the Purchased land from Patrick Roche. Situated on the north side of the Middle Cove road to have and to hold the same after my decease untill my children becomes of age and in the event of her no marrying again as long as she live:-
Second     I devise and bequeath that in the event of my wife Mary Roche marryen again the above mentioned land and share in the New World Life Insurance Company shall be shared equally among my children when they becomes of age
Third I devis and bequeath my wife Mary Roche sole executrix of this my last will - That is all    I Richard Roche the testator have to this my last will and testament set my hand and my seal this day April 16th 1917. Signed sealed published and declared by Richard Roche as and for his last will and testament in the presence of us who have hereunto subscribed our names at his request:- Richard Roche.    Witnesses Martin Roche     Peter Roche.

Charles H. Emerson
Registrar of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland

(Listed in the margin of this will)
June 29/17
Kent J.
July 3/17
granted to
sworn at



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