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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
William Scott


Will of William Scott
from Newfoundland will books volume 12 page 430 probate year 1923

In re

      This is the last will and testament of me, William Scott of Grand falls, Newfoundland, Civil Engineer.

  • 1. I give and bequeath the sum of Three thousand five hundred dollars to my brothers and sisters surviving at my death to be equally divided between them.
  • 2.I direct my executors to pay to my wife Katherine Scott the income from the residue of my estate during her life for her own use.
  • 3. On the death of my wife I give devise and bequeath all the capital of my estate then remaining to my daughter Isabella LaNauze and my son Lewis John Scott in equal shares.
  • 4. I give my executors power to continue any investments in existence at my death and to expend if in their opinion it shall be necessary any portion of the capital of my estate for the proper support and maintenance of my said wife.
  • 5. I appoint my said wife and my said son and William E. Wood of St. John’s, Solicitor executors of this my will.

Dated the 25th day of November A.D. 1922.

William F. Lloyd
Registrar of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland

(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
Fiat Sept 7/23
Kent j.
probate granted
to Matthew
Scott Lewis
John Scott
and William
C. Wood.
Sept 14/23.
Estate sworn
at $91,046.46



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