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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
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William James Target
Will of William James Target
from Newfoundland will books volume 9 pages
357-358 probate year 1911
This name is spelled Target in the will index,
and Targett and Targette in the will
William Jas Targett deceased.
Know all Men by these Presents
That I William Jas Targett of Hants Harbour Trinity
Bay in the Island of Newfoundland tin Smith, being of a sound and disposing
mind and memory do make and publish this my last will and testament hereby
revoking all former wills by me at any time heretofore made And as to
my worldly estate, and all the property real personal or mixed of which
I shall die seized and possessed or to which I shall be entitled at the
time of my decease I devise bequeath and dispose of
in the manner following to wit
My will is, that all my just debts and other expenses shall, by my executrix
herein after named be paid out of my estate, as soon after my decease
as shall be found convenient.
Item. I give and bequeath to
my honoured Step mother Anna B. Targette all the piece
and parcel of land situated at Hearts Content with the house thereon
and all that appertain thereto also my interest in house and land situated
at Hants Harbor to have and to hold the same during her natural life
And lastly I do nominate the said Anna B Targett to
be the executrix of this my last will & Testament In Token whereof
I the said William
J. Targette have to this my last will and testament subscribed
my name this 24th day of June in the year of our Lord 1911 William
J Targett. Signed sealed and declared
by the said William Targett as and for his last will
and testament in the presence of us witness James
Gardiner Luke Pittman Commissioner Supreme Court
D. M. Browning
(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
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