Will of Eliza S. Wills
from Newfoundland will books volume 9 pages 252-254
probate year 1911
Eliza S. Wills deceased.
I Eliza S. Wills of
the City of Troy, County of Rensselner and State of New York, being of
sound and disposing mind and memory, do make, publish and declare this
to be my last Will and Testament, in manner following, that is to say:
after all my just debts and funeral expenses are paid
First: I give and
bequeath all my personal property, of every name and nature whatsoever,
in the City of Troy, County and state aforesaid, of which I may die seized
and possessed, to my son John H. S. Wills, absolutely
Second I give, devise and bequeath all my real property
situate in St. John’s
in the Island of Newfoundland, and also all my right, title and interest
in and to any lease thereon, and also all my rights and belongings in
and to any real property, or interest in any rights or belongings which
may have been withheld from me, from any real property situate in said
St. John’s, of which I may die seized and possessed to my said
son John H. S. Wills absolutely and forever.
I hereby authorize and empower my executor hereinafter named and appointed
to sell and dispose of all my real property situate in said St. John’s
- or any or all my rights interests and belongings therein of every name
and nature whatsoever, when he deems proper, and to execute proper papers
in the furtherance thereof.
Fourth: I hereby nominate and appoint
my said son John H. S. Wills sole executor of this my
last will and Testament. Hereby revoking all former wills by me made.
In witness whereof, I have hereunto set my hand and seal this 10th day
of July 1901. Eliza S. Wills. (LS) The above instrument was read to Eliza
the testatrix named in the foregoing wills, in the presence of the witnesses
hereto, before she subscribed the same, and she understood and fully
knew the contents thereof, and acknowledged that she understood the same,
and also that the same was her will, thereupon the above instrument,
was at the date thereof. - subscribed by the said Eliza S. Wills,
the testatrix named therein, in the presence of us, and each of us, and
at the time of making such subscription, the above instrument was declared
by the said testatrix to be her Last will and Testament, and each of
us, at the request of said testatrix, and in her presence, and in the
presence of each other, signed our names as witnesses thereto, and written
opposite our names our respective places of residence.
Birdcall Troy, N. Y.
Howard E. Foxall Wateralist N.Y.
Goldberg Troy N.Y.
D. M. Browning
(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
M. A. Bastow