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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
Thomas Williams


Will of Thomas Williams
from Newfoundland will books volume 6 pages 557-558 probate year 1899

Last will and Testament of
Thomas Williams of the Goulds
Farmer deceased

      This is the last will and Testament of me Thomas Williams of the Goulds Petty Harbor Farmer hereby revoking all other and former wills by me at any time made I desire that my just debts funeral and testamentary expenses shall be first paid by my Executor hereinafter named I give devise and bequeath to my wife Elizabeth all the farm land and the dwelling house and outhouses at present occupied by me also all my moneys furniture live stock chattels and other effects of which I shall die possessed during her life and after the decease of my said wife Elizabeth I give devise and bequeath the said farm land dwelling house outhouses furniture and live stock which may be left chattels and other effects to William Mogridge son of Aaron Mogridge on the express condition that he the said William Mogridge shall during the life of my said wife Elizabeth work and cultivate my farm land and care and look after my said live stock free of charge and also do whatever is necessary for the comfort support and maintenance of my said wife Elizabeth. I will and desire that the said William Mogridge shall live with my said wife Elizabeth. I appoint William B. Ireland of the Goulds cabinet maker Executor of this my will.
Dated Goulds this 20th day of June A.D. 1896. (Sgd) Thomas Williams. Signed by the said Testator as and for his last will and Testament in the presence of us who in his presence and at his request and in the presence of each other have hereunto subscribed our names as witnesses. (Sgd) Henry Elrington. (Sgd) William B. Ireland (sgd) M. P. Gibbs

      I certify the foregoing to be a correct copy of the last will and Testament of Thomas Williams deceased

D. M. Browning

(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
G. H. Emerson J.
granted to
Wm B. Ireland
the Exor.
Jan 30:1899
sworn under



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