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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
Caroline Sansom


Will of Caroline Sansom
from Newfoundland will books volume 6 page 380 probate year 1897

Caroline Sansom of Scilly Cove, Trinity Bay
Spinster deceased

      Know all men by these presents that I Caroline Sansom of Scilly Cove Trinity Bay N.F.L.D. am in weakness of body but retain a perfectly sound mind and memory, and in the event of my decease I do dispose of my property and effects as follows to wit:
First: I give to my beloved mother half the profits derived from my business the past summer the other half to my nephew Edwin John Sansom, he is to have also my writing desk.
Secondly: I give to my sister Mary & her daughter Amelia Caroline Pittman the money invested in the Shop business viz Nine hundred & odd dollars together with all my other goods & effects except what is hereinafter named & otherwise disposed off.
Thirdly: I give & bequeath to my brother Joshua my shop to be his alone.
Fourthly. I give to my sister Elizabeth my sewing machine, my safe and money now therein, and one hundred dollars owed me by Edwin John.
Fifthly: I give to my brother Isaac’s two children one sovereign each I wish my Brother in law Luke Pittman to be trustee to the above named estate. In token of which I do hereunto affix my signature this sixth day of November 1896. (Sgd) Caroline Sansom. Witness (sgd) A. Leonard Smith (Sgd) Henry C. H. Johnson.

      I certify the foregoing to be a correct copy of the last will and Testament of Caroline Sansom deceased


(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
Jos I Little
admn cta
granted to
Luke Pittman
Sep 15. 1897
sworn under



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