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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
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Will of Thomas Welshman
from Newfoundland will books volume 9 pages 275-276
probate year 1911
Thomas Welshman deceased.
This is the last will and testament
of me, Thomas Welshman of Shoe Cove Notre Dame Bay Newfoundland.
I hereby give, devise and bequeath my waterside premises stores and all
other structures thereon with all of my interest in nets, cod-traps,
ropes, boats and all other things, in connection with the fisheries to
my son-in-law John Harding and my grandson Joseph
Harding, in equal proportions
for their own use and benefit
To the said John Harding and Joseph
Harding I give also all of my garden grounds. My part of the dwelling
house which I possess conjointly with the said John Harding I leave to
my dear wife Elizabeth Welshman for her use during her lifetime and at
her decease it shall become the property of my said grandson Joseph
I give unto my dear wife the said Elizabeth Welshman all of my household
goods and all the monies which shall be in my house at the time of my
decease with all of whatever monies I may have at that time in the Bank
of Montreal and in the Newfoundland Savings Bank for her own use and
benefit while she lives, and at her decease the said monies shall be
equally divided between my daughter Mary Ann Harding, my said grandson
Joseph Harding and my granddaughter Clara Cooper.
And I appoint the said Joseph Harding executor of this my will. In witness
whereof I have hereunto set my hand this third day of April in the year
of our Lord one thousand nine hundred and eleven Thomas his x
mark Welshman Signed by the said Thomas
Welshman the testator in the joint presence
of us, who in his presence and in the presence of each other have hereunto
subscribed our names as witnesses Arthur
Pittman John Thomas Welshman
D. M. Browning
(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
28 June 1911
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