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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
(S)
Joseph Samson

 

Will of Joseph Samson
from Newfoundland will books volume 6 pages 553-554 probate year 1899
Surname is spelled Sampson on the wills index, and Sampson and Samson in the will

Last will and Testament of
Joseph Sampson of Flat Island
Planter deceased

This is my last will and testament.

I give and bequeath unto my grandson Joseph Albert Samson the clock bed and bedding in the bedroom usually occupied by me in my home.

I give and bequeath to my grandson Loyal Ralph one bed, bedding and one gun.

I give and bequeath to my grandson Charles Samson one bed, bedding and one watch.

I give and bequeath to my grandson Stanley Samson one watch.

I give and bequeath to my grandson Arthur Samson one watch.

I give and bequeath to my son Joseph Frederick Samson one gun, my house and its contents (save and except the articles hereby specifically bequeathed) and the land inside the yard fence.

I give and bequeath my fishery room, meadows and garden to my sons William, James and Joseph Frederick Samson share and share alike.

I give and bequeath the gold, silver, and copper money, and the bank notes, in my possession at the time of my death, to my daughters Elizabeth Ralph and Rebecca Samson, and to my sons William, James and Joseph Frederick Samson share and share alike.

I direct that the stock in my store at my death shall be by my Executor divided as nearly as may be into eight equal parts, and I hereby give and bequeath one such part to each of my two daughters above named, and two such parts to each of my three sons above named.

All the rest residue and remainder of my property of whatsoever nature and kind I give and bequeath to my daughters and sons share and share alike.

I hereby appoint J.W. Cullen, of Flat Islands, to be my Executor.

DATED at Saint John's this sixth day of November
Anno Domini one thousand eight hundred and ninety
seven.

Joseph Samson

SIGNED and PUBLISHED by the said
Testator as and for his last
will and testament in our
presence, who in the presence
of each other, and of the
testator, have hereunto subscribed
and set our hands.

Horace A. Morine
Alfred B.Morine


This section contributed by Sheila Tiberio & Judy Benson

      I certify the foregoing to be a correct copy of the last will and Testament of Joseph Samson deceased

D. M. Browning
Registrar

(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
Fiat
G.H. Emerson
Admn Cta
granted to
Wm. Sampson
Dated
Oct. 28:1899
Estate
Sworn under
$1900.00

 

 

Contributed by Colleen Haynes

Also contributed by Sheila Tiberio & Judy Benson

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

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