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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
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Will of Amelia Steer
from Newfoundland will books volume 9 pages 470-471
probate year 1912
Amelia Steer deceased.
This is the last will and Testament
of me Amelia Steer of Saint John’s in the Island of Newfoundland
wife of John Steer of the same place Merchant.
give and bequeath to my daughter Elizabeth Story the sum of Twelve hundred
and Twenty-seven Dollars and Forty-six cents out of my moneys in Steer
2. I also give and bequeath to the said Elizabeth Story any claim or interest I may have upon or in any life insurance upon the
life of my husband and upon or in the dwelling-house and property situate
on the corner of Hamilton Avenue and LeMarchant Road known as “The
3 I give and bequeath to my son Charles R. Steer the sum (amounting to about Eighteen Hundred Dollars) due by him to me
under Mortgage upon his house on Hamilton Street.
4. All the
rest residue and remainder of my property estate and effects of every
description (including all property held by me or by trustee for me under
Deed of Assignment in trust from my said husband) to my sons John
E. Steer, Francis H. Steer and Charles R. Steer in
5 I appoint my said three sons John E. Steer, Francis H.
Steer and Charles R. Steer Executors of this my will. Witness my hand
at Saint John’s
aforesaid this ninth day of September Anno Domini one thousand nine hundred
and nine. Amelia Steer Signed Published and Declared
by the said Testatrix as and for her last will and Testament in the presence
of us who at her request in her presence and in the presence of each
other (all present at the same time) have hereunto subscribed our names
as witness Mark Fenwick Charles Hackett.
D. M. Browning
(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
John E. Steer
Fr H Steer
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