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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
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Will of Henry Tucker
from Newfoundland will books volume 8 pages 546-547 probate
Henry Tucker deceased.
I Henry Tucker of Sandy Cove District
of Port de Grave Newfoundland invalid fisherman, do make and ordain this to
be my last will and Testament viz: I give and bequeath to my daughters Jessie
Morgan all my real and personal estate whatsoever consisting of Dwelling House
and land at Sandy Cove aforesaid, a piece or parcel of land situate near the
public wharf Port de Grave, a piece or parcel of land in Husseys Cove, Port
de Grave (the two first mentioned properties having been left me by will by
my late wife Grace Tucker, and the garden in Husseys
Cove by my late mother
Also whatsoever amount may be due at the time
of my decease on my land and property situate at Ship Cove and on the
north side of Ship Cove Pond which I sold to John George Tucker in 1901
for Three Hundred and Twenty Dollars to help support me, being an invalid
for the past twenty years. This was my own personal property but after
I married my second wife Grace Tucker I left ship Cove and went to live
on my wifes property at Sandy Cove and told my son George Tucker that
he could live in my Ship Cove house, but never gave the said property
to my son George Tucker as his own He lived on my property at ship Cove
for a number of years and left it about eleven years ago for the north
and being in need in the meantime I sold it as already stated, and it
is my wish that after my funeral expenses are paid the balance due on
the said property shall go to my daughter Jessie Morgan in consideration
of the support and care of me by her and husband Edward Morgan during
the many years that I have been an invalid and unable to support or do
I hereby appoint my daughter
Jessie Morgan Executrix to this my last will and Testament
In witness whereof I hereunto set my hand and seal at Sandy Cove Port
de Grave, Nfld this Thirty first day of July in the year of our Lord
one thousand nine Hundred and seven Henry
his x mark Tucker (LS) Signed sealed published and declared by
the said testator Henry Tucker as and for his last will
and Testament in the presence of us who here subscribe our names as witnesses
thereto in the presence of the said testator, being first read over and
fully explained before he made his mark thereto Harold
Andrews Abraham Mugford witnesses
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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