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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
Mark Whiteway


Will of Mark Whiteway
from Newfoundland will books volume 6 pages 605-606 probate year 1900

Last will and Testament of
Mark Whiteway of Musgrave Hr.
Planter deceased

      Musgrave Hr. December 18th 1897. In the name of God Amen.
I hereby give and bequeath to my dear wife Elizabeth all my lands houses, goods & chattels contained herein to have and to hold as her own personal property until the day of her death, all my personal property of every description where found. Furthermore I give and bequeath to Martin West all that grant of land upon the ridge to have & to hold as his own property forever.
I furthermore devise that Martin West shall have all power and control to rule all this my property for the space of 15 years as his own property provided he supports and in every way lawfully cares for my wife Elizabeth in all the common accessories of life. But in case the said Martin West shall refuse, to take care provide and act as guardian of my wife & do not lawfully support & care for her, then he shall no longer have or hold this my property as the guardian of my wife but he shall instantly quit and deliver over to my executors who I then appoint all this my property to have and to hold for her maintenance until her death.
I furthermore desire that after the term of 15 years is expired which Martin West has had power & control of this my property that these my three nephews Josiah Whiteway, Mark Hayward, Allan Hayward shall become my heirs of all this my property, after my wifes death & shall receive power from my executors to hold the same property in trust for my wife until the day of her death
I hereby appoint John R. Whiteway my brother & Moses Whiteway to be my Executors & to see this my will carried into execution & to provide for my wifes maintenance with this my property. I also desire that my executors at my wifes death or whenever they receive this my property in trust, to give to Josiah Whiteway all my right & title of property known as my own & also all my right and title of my father property also with all the property attached to it also, and also I desire to give Mark Hayward & Allan Hayward all my right & title to my own property known as the granted land on the Farm, to have & to hold as their own forever, in witness whereof we have set our hand and seals hereunto. Signed Mark Whiteway. Witness (sgd) John B. Wheeler. J. Peace. (Sgd) Noah Whiteway.

      I certify the foregoing to be a correct copy of the last will and Testament of Mark Whiteway deceased

D. M. Browning

(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
granted to
Jno R. Whiteway
Moses Whiteway
the Exors
Dated June 6: 1900
sworn under



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