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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
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Will of Fred Wilcox
from Newfoundland will books volume 10 page 467 probate
Fred Wilcox served in the Royal Newfoundland Regiment, Reg’t
# 707 Pte. He died on 1 July 1916.
FRED WILCOX deceased.
I Fred Wilcox of Brigus, District
of Port de Grave, Newfoundland, Volunteer of the First Newfoundland Regiment,
do make and ordain this my last will and testament as follows:-
First, I give and bequeath to my father John
M. Wilcox all monies on deposit
in the Bank of Montreal at Grand Falls, or elsewhere.
Second I give and bequeath to my father John
M. Wilcox all monies payable
under my two Life Insurance policies, namely, one in Canada Life and the
other in the Manufacturers Life Insurance Company.
Third I give and bequeath to my father John
M. Wilcox my three shares in
the Fox Farm of the Exploits River Black Fox Company; also Five shares
in the Grand Falls Skating Rink; and all monies due me from all Societies
with which I am connected or that may be due me from any and every source
Fourth I hereby appoint
John M. Wilcox sole executor of this my last will and
testament. In witness whereof I hereunto set my hand
at Brigus Nfld this twenty seventh day of January in the year of our Lord
one thousand nine hundred and fifteen. Fred
Wilcox Signed published and declared
by the said testator Fred Wilcox as and for his last will
and testament in the presence of us who here subscribe our names as witnesses
thereto in the presence of the said testator. Joseph
Bartlett. Jabez B. Thompson.
Charles H. Emerson
Registrar of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland
(Listed in the margin of this will)
John M. Wilcox
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