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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
William Vokey Senior


Will of William Vokey Senior
from Newfoundland will books volume 9 pages 340-341 probate year 1911

In re
      William Vokey         deceased.

      This is the last will and Testament of me William Vokey. I William Vokey Sr. fisherman of Spaniards Bay Newfoundland being in a sound state of mind do make and ordain this my last will and Testament and in so doing I first nominate constitute and appoint B. B. Squires and Solomon Gosse Sr. of Spaniards Bay to be the sole Executors of this my last will & Testament After which I give and bequeath of my property in the manner and proportions here following:-
First I give and bequeath to my son James his heirs assigns or successors my dwelling house and all my front land situated at Bunkers Hill Spaniards Bay, to become his only after the death of my wife Jane should she not depart this life before me
And secondly I give and bequeath to my three grandsons viz George Henry and James Vokey of Henry, all my back land situate at Bunker’s Hill Spaniard’s Bay to become theirs only after the death of my wife Jane should she not depart this life before me    And I the said William Vokey aforesaid do hereby revoke all other wills and Testaments by me at any time heretofore made I do hereby declare this to be my last will and Testament. In witness whereof I the said William Vokey have to this my last will and Testament set my hand this 18th day of September Anno Domini one thousand and eight hundred and ninety two. (Signature of Testator)    William his x mark Vokey Sr. Read over and signed by Testator in the presence of us attesting witnesses    Solomon his x mark Gosse Sr.     B. B. Squires

Certified correct,
D. M. Browning

(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
Oct 21/11
Johnson J.
Oct. 22/11
B. B. Squires
sworn at



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