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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
Richard Rose


Will of Richard Rose
from Newfoundland will books volume 9 pages 543-544 probate year 1912

In re
      Richard Rose          deceased.

      I Richard Rose of George Town District of Port De Grave (Planter) Being of feeble health but of sound mind memory and judgement do make and declare this to be my last will and testament in manner and form following to wit.
(first) I give and bequeath to my two sons Seymore and Robert Rose My Dwelling house and furniture and store and stable and Cellar and the land they are build on, also two Cabbage gardens one for my Dwelling house and one for the new house Also my horse waggon Dray Cart sleigh and harness also my Cod Trap and Boat and all the gear attached to them one Caplin seine two herring nets my house and stage and all belonging to it at Comfort Bight. (Labrador)
(Second) I give and bequeath to my two sons William and Thomas Rose two Cabbage gardens one for each of them before the land is divided
(third) I give and bequeath to my four sons an equal share of the remaining cleared land also an equal share of the uncultivated land also an equal share of all money remaining after my funeral expenses are paid
(fourth) If Seymore and Robert leave no child after their death the Property is to go to my grand children
(fifth) I here by nominate and appoint Robert Clarke and William Rose Executors of this my last will and testament - Richard his mark x Rose - Signed Sealed published and declared and acknowledged by the above testator to be his last will and testament in our presence and we each at his request and in his presence and in the presence of each other subscribe our names as witnesses    William J. Clarke     Robert Clarke    April 11th 1907

Certified correct,
D. M. Browning

(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
Nov 14/12
C. J.
Nov 22/12
Robert Clarke
Wm. Rose
sworn at



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