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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
(T)
George Tuffin

 

Will of George Tuffin
from Newfoundland will books volume 7 page 78 probate year 1901

Last Will and Testament of
George Tuffin of Carbonear
Planter deceased.

      By the Grace of God Amen. I George Tuffin of Carbonear living in the Island of Newfoundland this eight day of February one thousand eight hundred and ninety four declare this to be my will and Testament. And that I have good right, full power to do with what I possess such as dwelling houses, lands and other utensils that I have in my possession.
1st After my death my wife is to hold possession of every thing that I possess, such as dwelling houses and lands and other utensils while she is living her natural life.
2nd After her death all must be sold such as dwelling houses, and lands and other utensils, and all funeral expenses to be paid out of the proceeds first, and also expenses for Head stones for the said George Tuffin and wife, and the remainder of the money to be equally divided amongst my Three nieces Emily Howell and Anna L. Taylor and Elizabeth Franks.
3rd But in the event of the death of either of the three nieces, their heirs is to have their mothers part, and also if one should be left a widow she is to have just what the executors of this will think just and right to give her. (Sgd) George Tuffin (sgd) James P. Guy (sgd) William T. Guy.
P.S. In addition to the former part of this will if my wife survive me she is to have possession of what money I have in Montreal Bank St. John's and other places. (Sgd) George Tuffin Carbonear Jany. 2/97. (Sgd) James P. Guy. (Sgd) William T. Guy.

      I certify the foregoing to be a correct copy of the last will and Testament of George Tuffin deceased

D. M. Browning
Registrar

(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
Fiat
D. Morison
J
Admr c.t.a.
granted on
the 29th day
of June 1901
to Jas. P. Guy
Value of
Est. $1490.00

 

 

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