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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
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Will of Josiah Simmons
from Newfoundland will books volume 9 pages 307-308
probate year 1911
This name is spelled Simmons and Simmonds in the will,
and Simmonds in the will index
Josiah Simmons deceased.
This is the last will and Testament
of me, Josiah Simmons, of Saint John’s in the
Island of Newfoundland, Painter:
(1) I hereby revoke all former wills
and testaments made by me and declare this to be my last will and testament
(2) I appoint John Maunder, of Saint John’s, Tailor, sole executor
of this my will.
(3) I give, devise and bequeath to my beloved
wife Martha my dwelling house situate on William Street, and all the
rest residue, and remainder of my property of which I shall die possessed,
to hold the same to my said wife for her sole and absolute use for ever.
my hand at St. John’s aforesaid this twenty-fourth day of April
A.D. 1908. Josiah his x mark Simmonds Signed
published, and declared by the testator as and for his last will and
testament in our presence who, in the presence of the testator and of
each other have hereunto subscribed our names as witnesses having first
been read and explained to the said testator and approved by him in our
presence D Morison J Kelly
D. M. Browning
(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
C. H. Hutchings
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