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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
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Will of Nicholas Thomas from Newfoundland will books volume 5 page 513-514 probate year 1890
Last will and Testament
of Nicholas Thomas
of St. John's Farmer Deceased.
Last will and Testament
I Nicholas Thomas of the city of Saint John's Newfoundland being of sound mind and memory do make and publish this my last will and Testament that by this instrument I revoke all other wills. In manner and form following That is to say it is my will I give devise and bequeath to my daughter Fanny Cox to be to her and her heirs and assigns for ever all my money with interest that is in the Saint John's Newfoundland Savings Bank or any other Bank or place where money is lying to my credit at my death I also give and bequeath to my daughter aforesaid all my household effects.
It is my will that my wife Eliza Thomas shall be kept by my daughter aforesaid as long as she lives with the aforesaid out of said fund aforesaid mentioned and that all my just debts be paid and all debts due me collected by my daughter Fanny Cox. I hereby constitute and appoint my said daughter Fanny Cox and my said son in law Zacharus Cox to be the executrix and executor of this my last will and testament. In witness whereof I Nicholas Thomas have hereunto set my hand and seal this sixth day of March in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and eighty six. Nicholas Thomas (LS) Subscribed by the testator in presence of each of us and at the same time declared by him to us as his last will and testament at Saint John's as aforesaid Witness our hands this sixth day of March A.D. 1886 witness S.I Vey (LS) G. W. Arnott (LS) Present, Zacharus Cox (LS)
I certify the foregoing to be a correct copy of the last will and testament of Nicholas Thomas.
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