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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
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Will of Sarah Stentaford
from Newfoundland will books volume 9 pages 441-443
probate year 1912
Sarah Stentaford deceased.
I Sarah Stentaford of
Brigus Conception Bay Newfoundland, widow do make and ordain this to
be my last will and Testament viz
First. I give and bequeath to my son
Samuel Seymour Stentaford my Dwelling House and Premises
now occupied by me (including garden and land surrounding) for my sons
sole use and benefit which he may rent or sell at any future time should
he feel disposed to do so.
Second I give and bequeath to my son Samuel
Seymour Stentaford all my house hold furniture and effects including
Silverware China and Crockreyware except such articles as may be hereinafter
mentioned. It is my wish that he give to each of my grandchildren the
articles of furniture or other effects which my son will find mentioned
in a sealed letter after my decease; and should my son Samuel
Seymour Stentaford not require some of the articles of furniture
or other things for his own use or that of his family he may sell them
at any time
Third. - I give to my son Samuel Seymour Stentaford the amounts
on deposit in the Bank of Montreal and in the Newfoundland Savings Bank
from which sums it is my wish that he erect a monument in the cemetery
here in memory of his late grandparents Charles and Sarah
I give to my daughter in law Martha Aseneth Stentaford the
set of white and Gold China.
Fourth. I give to my grandson William Thomas
Stentaford the set of Purple and Gold China
Fifth. I give to
my grandson George Leonard Stentaford the two oil Paintings of Uncle
John and Uncle Charles.
Sixth. - I
give to Lucinda Wilcox (wife of Samuel Wilcox
Jr.) The Black Birch work
I hereby nominate and appoint my son Samuel Seymour Stentaford sole
executor of my last will and Testament In witness
whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal at Brigus C.B. Nfld. this
sixteenth day of October in the year of our Lord one thousand nine Hundred
and Three Sarah Stentaford (LS) Signed
sealed published and declared by the said testatrix Sarah
Stentaford as and for her last will and Testament in the presence
of us who here subscribe our names as witnesses thereto in the presence
of the said Testatrix John James Smith
Jabez P Thompson
D. M. Browning
(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
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Page Revised by Ivy F. Benoit (Wednesday February 20, 2013)
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