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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
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Will of John Vey
from Newfoundland will books volume 10 page 489 probate
JOHN VEY deceased.
The last will and testament of
John Vey. I John Vey Testator of Southport,
Random, T.B. Nfld. declare this to be my last will and testament.
1. I give and bequeath to my wife Mary
Ann Vey all the business property
situate at Southport, and after her decease to be left to my grandson John
2. I give and bequeath to
my son George at Long Beach all the Land House and Fishing
property situate there to be his and his heirs forever. If
my daughter Susannah Collins returns from the United States and wishes
to live on part of the land I leave it to my son George to dispose of this
property as he wishes
3. The amount
of my savings deposited in the Bank of Montreal and in Bowrings Bros.
Steamship Co. will be under the control of my wife This money is not to be withdrawn to deposit into any business transaction
but to be left there for use in case of real need for my wife or my son
George and his Family
4 I desire
that my wife before her decease should divide a portion the remainder of
my savings mentioned in section 3 equally among my son George’s children
5. I desire that my wife at her decease should leave $100 to my daughter
6. I give to
my grandson Eric my watch & chain I
name Samuel Lambert and John Balson to
be the executors of my will. X
John Vey (testator) Witness to signature W.A.
Butler. Henry his X mark Lambert John
his X mark Balson,
Executors Dated at Southport, June 19th 1916.
Charles H. Emerson
Registrar of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland
(Listed in the margin of this will)
to John Balson
the other exec
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