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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
(T)
James Tibbs Senior

 

Will of James Tibbs Senior
from Newfoundland will books volume 6 pages 468-469 probate year 1898

Last will and Testament of
James Tibbs of Trinity N.D.
Farmer deceased

      I James Tibbs Senr. son of James of the Town of Trinity in the Electoral district of Trinity Newfoundland being of sound mind do make my last will and testament. I die in communion with the Church of England in Newfoundland commending my soul into the hands of my heavenly father. I do give and bequeath to my wife Amy Elizabeth Tibbs the whole of my property of whatsoever I die possessed including the house and land with fishing room belonging thereto with all furniture gear monies whatever is therein or thereon, my meadow situate near Rider’s Hill, my new dwelling house and land known as Spoy’s room with all that is therein or thereon and bounded on one side by the property of John Thorne and on the other by Didham’s room, my property known as Didham’s Rooms with the Stable and that is therein or thereon, my meadow land and property situate in the north west arm Trinity with all that is therein or thereon for her sole use so long as she lives and needs the same and at her death to pass to the Church of St Pauls Trinity for the maintenance of the ministrations of religion according to the teaching of the Church of England in Newfoundland. In the event of my wife Amy Elizabeth Tibbs dying before me I do give and bequeath all the aforesaid properties and of all that I die possessed to the said Church of St. Paul in the town of Trinity for the maintenance of the ministrations of religion according to the Church of England in Newfoundland.
I do appoint the Reverend Frank Smart incumbent of St Pauls Church Trinity as my Executor and Arthur Ernest White as Executor. Signed James his X mark Tibbs. Witnesses (sgd) Robert White (sgd) Mary Smart. The above will and testament was read over to the said James Tibbs the testator and his mark affixed thereto, and signed by us in his presence and in the presence of each other this second day of October one thousand eight hundred and ninety seven. Witnesses (sgd) Robert White. (Sgd) Mary Smart

      I certify the foregoing to be a correct copy of the last will and Testament of James Tibbs deceased

D. M. Browning
Registrar

(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
Fiat
J I Little
C. J.
Probate
granted
to Rev. Frank
Smart
& A.E. White
the Exors
Dated
Aug 10: 1898
Estate
sworn under
$1000.00

 

 

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