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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
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Jessie Susannah Smith
Will of Jessie Susannah Smith
from Newfoundland will books volume 9 pages
317-318 probate year 1911
Jessie Susannah Smith deceased.
This is the last will of me
Jessie Susannah Smith widow residing at Western Cove in the District
of St. Barbe Newfoundland Revoking all former wills I give and bequeath
to my Grand daughter Audrey Louisa Willett when she comes of the age
of twenty one years, absolutely, all my moneys. I may die possessed of
and outstanding amounts due me together with such personal effects specified
to my sister Harriet Louisa Wood to be given to the said Audrey
To my sister Harriet Louisa Warford the residue
of my personal effects all debts owing by me to be paid out of the estate
before distribution on the winding up the Estate the money to be deposited
in the Newfoundland savings Bank to accumulate at Compound Interest and
to be paid over to the said Audrey Louisa Willett on her twenty-first
birthday In case of the death of the said Audrey L. Willett before the
age of 21 years or without issue, at any time, all the aforesaid Legacies
to Audrey L. Willett, to be paid to Eva Findlater of St. John’s.
I hereby appoint James Alexander Winter executor of
this my last will and testament Dated this 31st day of March
Jessie Susanah Smith. Signed by the testatrix in the
joint presence of us who thereupon signed our names in her and in each
others presence this 31st day of March A.D. 1911 witnesses Herman
L. Pearce Geo H. Pearce S.M.
D. M. Browning
(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
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