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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
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Mary Ann Ross
Will of Mary Ann Ross
from Newfoundland will books volume 9 pages 358-360
probate year 1911
Mary Ann Ross deceased.
This is the last will and Testament
of me Mary Ann Ross of Harbor Grace in the Island of Newfoundland. My
will is that, first, my just debts be paid by my Executors, hereafter
- I give and bequeath to Maysie Archibald wife
of W. S. Archibald of Antigonish Nova Scotia the sum of Four Hundred
- I give and bequeath to my niece Bessie
Wood the sum of One Hundred Dollars.
- I give and
bequeath to my sister Harriet Godden the sum of One Hundred
give and bequeath to my sister Elizabeth W. Josselyn the sum
of One Hundred Dollars
- I give and bequeath to my niece Thyra Josselyn the sum of Fifty Dollars.
- I give and bequeath to
Bessie Godden, daughter of my nephew Charles
Godden the sum
of Fifty Dollars
- I give and bequeath to Fannie Cron daughter
of James Cron the sum of Fifty Dollars
- I give and
bequeath to Susanah Ross wife of Thomas
Ross the sum of Fifty
give and bequeath to Isabelle Ross wife of Joseph
sum of Fifty Dollars
- I give and bequeath to Margaret Ross daughter
of Thomas Ross the sum of Fifty Dollars.
- I give
and bequeath to my cousin Sarah Knight of Poole England, the
sum of Forty Dollars
- I give and bequeath to Ann Walsh my old
servant the sum of One Hundred Dollars
- I give and
bequeath to my former servant John Parsons the sum of Twenty
give and bequeath to Marjorie Parsons daughter of John
Parsons the sum of Twenty Dollars
- I give and bequeath to John M
Ross son of Thomas Ross, the sum of Twenty Dollars
give and bequeath to the New Church of England High School
the sum of Twenty Dollars
- I will and bequeath to Fanny Cron my six blue Cups and saucers that came from Ireland.
will and bequeath to my nephew Charles Godden my piece of land
at Birchy Hill near Bannerman Lake
- I give devise and bequeath
all the Residue of my estate equally between my sister Harriett
Godden and Elizabeth W Josselyn
And I do nominate and
appoint my nephews Charles Godden and Ernest
Godden as Executors
of this my last will and Testament In witness
whereof I have hereunto subscribed my name at Harbor Grace, Nfld
this Twentieth day of June A.D. nineteen Hundred and Eleven. Mary
Anne Ross Signed published and declared by the said Mary
Anne Ross as her last
will and Testament in the presence of us, who in her presence at
her request and the presence of each other have hereunto subscribed
our names as witnesses Albert Heath John Casey
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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