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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
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Will of Samson Whalen
from Newfoundland will books volume 9 page 339 probate
Samson Whalen deceased.
Badger Brook Aug.
11/11 I Samson Whalen being in Sound mind do make this my last will and
testament. I give and bequeath to my wife Caroline. Twelve hundred dollars.
And to each of my sons named as follows Walter, Pierce, Baxter,
Frank Lemuel. The sum of Two (2) hundred dollars each I further give and bequeath
to my wife Caroline, all lands and property in my name
for her use during her life time
her death to revert to my sons if any living The property
Lands may be sold during my wifes life time but not with out the consent
of my sons then living. The monies from which Sales shall then be divided
as follows one half to my wife the remainder to be divided equally between
my sons then living I also appoint as my executors Benjamin
Andrew Porter for the faithful performance of this my last will and Testament
eleventh day of August nineteen hundred and eleven Badger
Brook Hugh H. Wilding Cole Andrew Porter witnessed
in the presence of each other Benjamin Tulk.
D. M. Browning
(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
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