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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
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George Waddleton Senior
Will of George Waddleton Senior
from Newfoundland will books volume 9 pages
488-489 probate year 1912
George Waddleton Sr. deceased.
This is the last will and Testament
of me George Waddleton Sr. of Trepassey Newfoundland,
1 I appoint James Waddleton of John, my nephew to be
my sole executor.
I will that my household furniture be sold and the proceeds of the sale
be equally divided among my nieces viz Maggie Doran, Mary Pennell,
Kate Condon Mary (Doll) Halleran and Maggie Waddleton of Catherine
I will that the sum of fifty dollars of my monies be given the parish
priest at Trepassey for twelve low masses for the souls of my brothers
and sisters, and the remainder of that sum for masses for my own soul.
4. I will that the sum of twenty dollars be given the Reverend Mother
of Trepassey Convent for prayers for my soul
5. I will that the
sum of forty dollars be expended for my funeral and a headstone for my
6. I will that the remainder of my monies be divided
into nine equal shares; and I bequeath the shares as follows: (a) James
Waddleton of Samuel my nephew to receive two shares (B) my nephews, Lawrence
Hackett Edward Hackett Patrick Hackett, James Hackett James Waddleton
of John, George Waddleton of John and Mrs Anastatia Waddleton widow of
my nephew Michael to receive one share each.
7 I will
unto Thomas Waddleton of my nephew Michael the
most southwest part of my beach.
I will unto my nephew, James Waddleton of Samuel the middle beach and
unto my nephew James Waddleton of John the most eastern
9. I will my share of the potato garden, on the east side of the
lane leading from my house unto my nephew George Waddleton of
will my share of the lower meadow to my nephew James Waddleton
I will my part of the upper meadow situated behind my house to my nephews James
Waddleton of John and James Waddleton of Samuel to be equally
divided between them
12. I will my house and the eastern half of my
kitchen garden unto my nephew James Waddleton of Samuel and the western
half of my kitchen garden unto my nephew James Waddleton of John.
I, George Waddleton, sign this and declare it to be my last will and
Testament this sixth day of July A.D. 1912. - George Waddleton - Signed
in the presence of us, as witnesses who at the same time and in his presence
and in the presence of each other have set our names George Devereux L. J. Giovannetti M.D.
D. M. Browning
(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
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