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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
James Tucker


Will of James Winton Tucker from Newfoundland will books volume 5 page 440-441 probate year 1889

Last will and testament
of James W. Tucker
of St. John's watchmaker Deceased

Memoranda of last will and testament of James Winton Tucker of St. John's in the Island of Newfoundland jeweller being in the possession of my mental faculties and impressed with the brevity and uncertainty of life, do by this my will make over will, give and bequeath to my dear wife Sabella to be held by her in trust for our two children, Francis (Florence?) Martin and William Henry, all my right title and interest in and to a piece of land situate between Ducksworth and Gower Street and near St. Andrew's Kirk as it is now enclosed also the dwelling house on the said piece of land and all rents revenues and enrolments of the land and house, The interest on mortgage, insurance and taxes to be paid out of the said rents, the balance to be applied to and for the support and maintenance of the said children Florence Martin and William Henry - and I do further will and desire that this said land and house is not to be sold until the youngest child is twenty one years of age without the consent and approval of Capt. William Henry Cross the father of my wife and Catherine Cross her mother - both of whom I do hereby name and appoint as guardians to my children in the event of the death of my wife. I also will wish and desire that after my son William Henry becomes of age the property may be sold and the proceeds divided between the children share and share alike or the property may be equally divided between them if they prefer to do so. I give and bequeath to my son William Henry my watch and writing desk. - and to my daughter Florence Martin I give and bequeath my album and music book given to me by the choir of the Queen's Road Congregational Church. I also give and bequeath all my personal effects to Sabella my wife to be used and disposed of as she may think best for the use and benefit of herself and the children and to pay my lawful debts James W. Tucker St. John's Nfld. December 1st 1887. Wm. Martin L. T. Chancy.
I certify the foregoing a correct copy of the will of James W. Tucker.

Chief Clerk & Registrar



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