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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
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Will of Ephraim Small
from Newfoundland will books volume 9 pages 504-505
probate year 1912
Ephraim Small deceased.
This is the last will and Testament
of me Ephraim Small Planter of Moreton’s Harbor, in the District
of Twillingate in Newfoundland made this eleventh day of January in the
year of our Lord one thousand nine hundred and four I devise and bequeath
unto my wife Julia Small the sum of four hundred dollars and unto my
son Joseph Willis Small the sum of Four hundred dollars - these eight
hundred dollars so bequeathed being now loaned to the Methodist Board
of Education, St. John’s West in Newfoundland aforesaid.
devise and bequeath unto my son Robert Jabez Small (now of Lewisport
in Newfoundland aforesaid) one hundred dollars deposited in the Royal
Bank of Canada St. John’s (aforesaid) branch: and the balance of
my deposit in the same Bank unto my daughters Lavinia Elizabeth
Ann, Lo-Mhanah and Kate in equal shares. And I devise and bequeath all my
estate real and personal apart from the above (and subject to the payment
thereout of all my debts funeral and testamentary expenses) unto my said
son Joseph Willis Small, he maintaining my said wife Julia
Small as long
as she choose to remain with him, and he also permitting my said son
Robert Jabez Small the equal use with himself of my
fishing property should he return any measurable time to Moretons Harbor
And I appoint John William Small and William
Knight both of
Moretons Harbor aforesaid Executors of this my will. In witness whereof
I have signed my name at the foot hereof in the presence of the two subscribing
witnesses - Ephraim Small - We the undersigned have attested the execution
of the foregoing writing by the above named Ephraim Small he
signing his name thereto in the presence of us present at the same time
and without quitting his sight or presence we subscribe the same in the
presence of each other
Small Fisherman Moreton’s Harbor -
William Henry Dotchon Methodist Minister. Moreton’s Harbor.
D. M. Browning
(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
John W. Small
W W Knight
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