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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
James Snow


Will of James Snow
from Newfoundland will books volume 10 page 446 probate year 1916

In re
      JAMES SNOW          deceased.

      I James Snow, fisherman, of Bay Roberts, in the Island of Newfoundland, do hereby make this my last will and testament:    At my decease I give all my front land at Bay Roberts with all erections thereon extending from the waterside to and including my stable, two gardens near the railway station at Bay Roberts, the eastern half of my garden at Shearstown, together with all my fishing property situated at Little Holton, Labrador, with all my fishing gear to my son, Edward Snow, for his use during his lifetime, and after his decease it shall go to his son, James Stewart Snow.    In case James Stewart Snow should die before his father (my son, Edward) then Edward Snow shall have full right to all my property as above described.
      At my decease I give to my son, Abraham Snow, the sum of one hundred and fifty dollars, provided I do not use all my money or that it is not lost through failure of Bank; also my garden extending in a line from the front side of John Snow’s (of Charles) house to the Central Road, and the western half of my garden at Shearstown; provided, that Abraham shall not have the right to sell the above mentioned land to any person except my son, Edward, or my grandson, James Stewart Snow.
      My funeral expenses, cost of my tombstone and my just debts must be paid before any money is paid to my son, Abraham, or to any other person under this will.
      I give Seventy dollars to my granddaughter, Caroline Snow;     Forty dollars to my grand-daughter, Lizzie Snow;    Thirty dollars to my grand-daughter, Marion Snow, and Thirty dollars to my grand-daughter, Pearl Snow.     In case there should not be a sufficient amount of money left to pay these amounts to my grand-children, then it shall be divided proportionately amongst them.    I give one hundred dollars to my son’s (Abraham) children, to be equally divided amongst them.    And should there be any money left after the above bequests are paid, I give it to my son, Edward Snow, and my grandson, James Stewart Snow, to be equally divided among them.
      I give to my grandson James Stewart Snow, everything in my bedroom (bed, bedstead and furniture) and all the furniture in the parlor of my house.    I give to my granddaughter, Caroline, the bedstead, bed and furniture in the bedroom known as hers.    Dated at Bay Roberts this tenth day of March, 1915.    (Signed) James his X mark Snow     Witnesses to signature:-    H. B. Thomson.     C. E. Russell, J.P.

Charles H. Emerson
Registrar of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland

(Listed in the margin of this will)
Octr 9/16
Kent J.

Admn c.t.a.
Octr 11/16
granted to
Edwd Snow
Edmund Snow
Albert E.
Estate sworn
at $2467.57



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