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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
Henry Slaney


Will of Henry Slaney
from Newfoundland will books volume 10 page 393 probate year 1916

In re
      HENRY SLANEY deceased.

      In the name of God, Amen.    I Henry Slaney feeling that my life is drawing to a close and being resolved to die in peace with God and my fellow man do hereby make this my last will and testament, my property comprising meadow land Barn cabbage garden, stage, store & flakes house and chattels: I dispose of in the following manner:-    I bequeath to my grandchildren, Alonso, David Henry and Ambrose Slaney, children of my son Theophilus that portion of meadow land including barn thereon occupied by myself and my son Theophilus also cabbage garden on the back of the house and calves pen, also stage, store, flakes, house and chattels to be their lawful property forever (share and share alike)
The cabbage garden immediately in front of the house I bequeath to my son Alexander Slaney to be his lawful property forever The portions of meadow land which I have hitherto marked out for my sons Archie, Alexander, Victor and Joseph Slaney they are to retain as their lawful property forever.    They may also have the use of the barn in conjunction with my grandchildren Alonzo David, Henry and Ambrose the sole heirs on condition that they help to keep it in repair.    I also direct that my sons Victor & Joseph have the use of the stage in conjunction with my grandchildren Alonzo, David, Henry & Ambrose the sole heirs on condition that they help to keep it in repairs. My son Victor may also have the use of the store on the same conditions.
      That portion of land which is a continuation of the property sold Henry Turpin and known as a Calves pen I bequeath to said Henry Turpin to be his lawful property forever    For the purpose of carrying out the provisions of this will I hereby appoint M.J. Murray to be my executor.    In witness whereof I sign my hand and seal this day 15th December A.D. 1912.    Henry his X mark Slaney.     David Slaney    Henry Turpin     witnesses.

Charles H. Emerson
Registrar of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland

(Listed in the margin of this will)
Apr 11/16
Kent J.
May 30/16
granted to
Michael J.
Estate sworn
at $400.00



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