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Will of William Skeans
In the name of God Amen. This is the last Will and Testament of me, William Skeans of St. John’s, Carpenter, being of sound mind memory and understanding and I will and bequeath as follows.
Signed by the testator this 2nd day of October 1925 in our presence who in his presence and in the presence of each other have hereunto subscribed our hands as witnesses.
Wm. J. Linegar. W. J. Browne.
made the 18th day of March 1926 All
the rest of my estate which is not bequeathed in my Will above
I bequeath to my two sons
Signed by the testator in our presence who in his presence and in the presence of each other have hereunto subscribed our names as witnesses.
W. J. Browne. Mary J. Kelly.
Codicil made the 25th day of May 1926
(a) Paragraph 2 of my will is hereby altered and I hereby appoint Thomas Whelan of No. 2. Gilbert St to be the executor of this my will and codicils instead of my son John.
(b) I will and direct that the executor shall pay annually to my son John the sum of two hundred dollars in quarterly instalments of fifty dollars each until his share is distributed, and the said executor will hold John’s share in trust for that purpose.
( c) Paragraph 6 is altered by striking out the words following
consideration of his services
Signed by the Testator in our presence who in his presence and in the presence of each other have hereunto signed our names as witnesses.
Mary J. Kelly. W. J. Browne.
(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
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