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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
Robert White


Will of Robert White
from Newfoundland will books volume 9 pages 500-501 probate year 1912

In re
      Robert White          deceased.

      This is the last will and testament of me Robert White, of Trinity in the Island of Newfoundland    I appoint my sons William Charles White and Arthur Ernest White to be my executors. I give devise and bequeath all monies remaining to my credit in the Newfoundland Savings Bank and all monies that shall be paid into my estate from my life insurance unto my daughter Henrietta Sarah White. I desire that all other monies of which I may die possessed be divided equally amongst my surviving children and the children of any deceased child or children, the children of a deceased child taking only their parents share and not per capita.
I direct that my son Arthur Ernest White have the use of my land at Gats Cove and the use of my dwelling house lands and other property in Trinity as long as he may require the same, for the use of himself and his family so long as he or any of them continue to reside in Trinity; but if he and all his family at any time remove from Trinity and make a permanent home elsewhere I direct that all the aforesaid property become the property of my children then living as tenants in common. Should my children at any time mutually agree there being no member of my son Arthur Ernest White family remaining in Trinity to occupy my house and lands, such house and lands or any portion of the same may be sold and the proceeds equally divided as to the one half the other half to be taken by my son Arthur Ernest White his heirs and survivors.
In witness whereof I the said Robert White, have to this my last will and testament set my name this First day of May in the year of our Lord one thousand nine hundred and eleven - Robert White - Signed by the testator in the presence of us present at the same time, who at his request, in his presence and in the presence of each other, have subscribed our names as witnesses    Edwin G. Grant     John Green

Certified correct,
D. M. Browning

(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
Sept. 19/12
Johnson J.
Sept. 20/12
C. White
Arthur E.
sworn at



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