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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
John Wareham


Will of John Wareham
from Newfoundland will books volume 9 page 454 probate year 1912

In re
      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.
After 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.
I 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.

Certified correct,
D. M. Browning

(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
June 7/12
C. J.
June 10/12
Rev Henry
sworn at



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