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Will of Jonas Shears
Last will and testament of Jonas Shears Know all men by these presents that I Jonas Shears residing at Rocky Harbour in the district of St. Barbe in the Island of Newfoundland and having come to the age of seventy-three years and knowing that it is appointed unto all men once to die do hereby make provision for my family viz To my youngest son John William I will & bequeath all my granted land now remaining and whatever houses, outhouses, cattle, sheep etc. may be upon the said land Also my old stage and my part of the new stage Also my Dock upon these conditions viz
These presents shall come into effect after my death and not before. In witness whereof I have this day affixed my mark Jonas his X mark Shears Witness Benjamin Parsons Alexander R. Roberts Rocky Harbor the 3rd day of February in the year of our Lord 1909
(Listed in the margin of this will)
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