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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
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Will of Patrick Squires
from Newfoundland will books volume 12 page 424 probate
PATRICK SQUIRES. DECEASED.
This is the last Will and Testament of me Patrick Squires, of King’s
Bridge, St. John’s East, Fisherman.
I revoke all former wills
by me at any time made, and I appoint my daughter, Georgina Dunn the
Executrix of this my will.
I will and direct that my just debts and my Funeral
and Testamentary Expenses shall be first paid out of my Estate.
give and bequeath to my said daughter Georgina my leasehold
Messuage No. 70 Portugal Cove Road, together with all the household furniture
and effects therein, for her own use absolutely.
I give and bequeath all my
fishing property at Quidi Vidi, including my fishing room and my motor boat
to my sons John and Edward in equal shares
In witness whereof I have hereunto subscribed my name at St.
John’s this Fourth day of November
A.D. 1921. PATRICK SQUIRES.
Signed Published & Declared by the Testator as and for his last
Will and Testament in presence of us, both being present at the same time,
who at his request and in his presence, have hereunto subscribed our names
as witnesses attesting the due execution hereof.
John W Hayes
William F. Lloyd
Registrar of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland
(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
Fiat Sept 3/23
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