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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
Samuel Rowe Senior


Will of Samuel Rowe Senior from Newfoundland will books volume 14 page 221 probate year 1928

In re            DECEASED.
Samuel Rowe

The last will and testament of Samuel Rowe of Chance Cove (west) District of Trinity, Newfoundland.
I, Samuel Rowe, being of sound mind, memory and understanding, do make my last will and testament in manner and form following:

  1. My house and belongings to my wife Amelia & daughter Lizzie but Samuel Rowe Jr. to live in said house as long as he wishes or until he gets a home built, and my wife (Amelia) to see that Samuel Jr. gets his share of furniture.
  2. My fishing gear, etc. to go to Samuel Jr. but the said person to give a share to my wife or daughter Lizzie.
  3. Land and all fenced gardens to be equally divided between my said wife Amelia and adopted son Samuel B. Rowe Jr. Stable & one half the flake to be also equally divided between my wife and Samuel B. Rowe Jr.
  4. My horse and all belongings & cattle to go to Samuel B. Rowe and the said Samuel to guard & take care of my wife & daughter.
  5. My business to be controlled by Samuel B. and one third of the profit proceeds to go to my wife or daughter.

I appoint T.M. Smith Executer of this my last will.
In presence of
T.M. Smith J.P.
Witnesses Archibald his X mark Brace
Mrs Samuel X Rowe (Sr)

Samuel Rowe
Dated at Chance Cove
Dec 13. 1927.

William F. Lloyd
Registrar of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland

(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
April 3/28
W. H. Horwood
Probate granted
to Thomas Malachi
3rd day of April
A.D. 1928
Value of Estate



Page Contributed by John Rowe - London, ON

Last paragraph & margin comments added by Judy Benson & Ivy F. Benoit

Page Revised by Ivy F. Benoit (Wednesday February 20, 2013)

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