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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
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James Cox Waterman
Will of James Cox Waterman
from Newfoundland will books volume 8 pages 392-393
probate year 1908
James Cox Waterman deceased.
This is the last will and testament
of James Cox Waterman native of Poole Dorset England
now residing at Fogo in the Northern District of the Island of Newfoundland I, James
Cox Waterman considering the uncertainty of this mortal life
and being of sound mind and memory do make and publish this my last will
and Testament in manner and form following that is to say.
all my just and lawful debts are paid all moneys that I die possessed
off shall be invested by my Executor as he may deem safe and justifiable
for the benefit of whom it may concern, as follows.
Second I give devise
and bequeath to my mother Mary Ann Waterman and my wife Jesse
Waterman the yearly interest of all my moneys invested as aforesaid,
that is to say my mother to receive one hundred Dollars ($100.00) per
annum for her sole use and benefit during her life the balance whatsoever
it may be to be enjoyed by my beloved wife so long as she may live.
I give devise and bequeath to my Brothers and sisters that is to say
Hubert, Frederick, Francis, Katherine and Mary on the death of my wife
Jesse Waterman all moneys whatsoever it may be held
in trust, to be divided jointly and severaly between them or to their
Heirs and successors for ever.
Fourth I give devise and bequeath to my
wife Jesse Waterman the dwelling House known as Brookdale
situated on the south side of Fogo Harbour with all the Furniture and
land connected therewith, to have and to hold the same her her heirs
and assigns for ever.
I constitute and appoint Ernest Edmund Hyde as my Executor
to carry out the provisions of this my last will and Testament, as witness
my hand at Fogo aforesaid this Twenty fourth day of May A.D. 1904 James
Cox Waterman Signed by the said James Cox Waterman the Testator in the
presence of us, who in his presence and in the presence of each other
at the same time subscribe our names as witnesses. Harvey L Hodge Ernest Edmund Hyde.
D. M. Browning
(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
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