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Will and codicil of John Williams
This is the last will and testament
of me, John Williams of The Goulds now Forest Pond, made this twentieth
day of May in the year of our Lord one thousand nine hundred and four.
This is a codicil to the last will and testimony of me John Williams, of Forest Pond, which said will bears date the 20th May 1904. With regard to paragraph 2 of my said will, I desire to add the further condition, namely, that in the event of my said wife desiring to reside away from said farm she shall be at liberty to do so, and whilst so residing away from said farm my said son Allan shall contribute to her support $100 per year. With regard to paragraph 3 of my said will, I cancel and annul the same, and give, devise and bequeath to my son Thomas the farm mentioned therein. In all other respects I confirm my said will. In testimony whereof I have hereunto set my hand at St. John’s, this 29th day of June A.D. 1905. John Williams. Signed published and declared by the said testator as and for a codicil to his last will and testament in presence of us, who, in his presence, at his request, and in presence of each other, have hereunto our names subscribed as witnesses (it having been first read over and explained) R.A. Squires. E. P. Morris.
(Listed in the margin of this will)
This is a codicil to the last will
and testament of me, John Williams, of Forest Pond, which
said will bears date the 20th day of May A.D. 1904. With
regard to paragraph 1 of my said will I hereby revoke and cancel the same
substituting for the said paragraph the following: I
give devise and bequeath unto my wife Maria Williams the
farm on which I now reside, with all the buildings on the same, and all
the stock on the same and furniture of every description whatsoever, for
her sole use and benefit during her lifetime: and on her death I give devise
and bequeath the said farm buildings stock and furniture to my son Allan
Williams for his own absolute use and benefit,
subject to the condition that on the attainment to the age of twenty five
years of my grandson Allan Thomas Williams son of my son Thomas now
residing with me half of the said farm, that is the western end of the
same, shall go and I hereby give devise and bequeath the same unto the
Thomas Williams and subject to the further condition that at any
time after my death my daughter Adelaide Williams now Mrs. McGoubrey may
mark off from the said farm a piece or parcel of land or building lot twenty
five feet square and having a frontage on Forest Pond. John Williams.
Signed by the said testator as and for a codicil to his last will and testament
in the presence of us who in his presence and in the presence of each other
have hereunto subscribed our names as witnesses. St. John’s June
25th 1905. M.J. Mulcahy E.P. Norris.
(Listed in the margin next to these codicils the following)
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