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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
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Will of John Wareham
from Newfoundland will books volume 9 page 454 probate
John Wareham deceased.
This is the last will and Testament
of me, John Wareham of Gunners Cove Southside St. John’s, Newfoundland
fisherman. I give and bequeath to my wife Dina Wareham all the property
goods and effects whatsoever of which I stand possessed to have and enjoy
the same during her lifetime after the death of my said wife the house
in which I now reside shall go to my daughter Lilian but in case the
said Lilian Wareham shall die before her mother then the house shall
become the property of my sons, Edward, Joshua and John.
the death of my said wife all the traps and fishing gear of which I am
possessed shall be divided equally between my said sons and if any of
my sons shall die before my said wife their share shall go to their personal
representatives. All the money in my possession I leave to my wife absolutely
provided that she shall pay annually for ten years my subscription of
two dollars ($2.00) to the St. Marys Church Extension Fund.
appoint the Reverend Henry Uphill executor of this my
last will and testament Signed by me the said John Wareham at
St. John’s this 15th day
of December A.D. 1911 in the presence of the undersigned witnesses who
in my presence and in the presence of each other have signed the same
as witnesses John Wareham witness to the signature of John
Wareham Henry Uphill Chas. E Hunt.
D. M. Browning
(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
Page Contributed by Judy Benson & Ivy F. Benoit
Page Revised by Ivy F. Benoit (Wednesday February 20, 2013)
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