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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
(W)
Mary Winsor

 

Will of Mary Winsor
from Newfoundland will books volume 6 pages 388-390 probate year 1897
There's no fourth clause listed in the will

Last will and Testament of
Mary Winsor of St. John’s
Widow deceased

      This is the last will and Testament of me Mary Winsor of St. John’s in the Island of Newfoundland widow of James J. Winsor late of St. John’s aforesaid deceased.
First. I desire that all my just and lawful debts and testamentary expenses shall be paid out of my estate.
Second. I give devise and bequeath to my Executors hereinafter named six shares in the Capital Stock of the Union Bank of Newfoundland, Four shares in the Capital stock of the Commercial Bank of Newfoundland And also the sum of one thousand five hundred dollars to hold the same in trust for the following purpose or purposes - that is to say (first) to invest the said sum of one thousand five hundred dollars in such securities or security as they (my said Executors) may deem good and sufficient and (second) to apply the dividends interest and proceeds of the said Bank shares and money towards the education maintenance and support of Grace Parnell (at present of St. John’s) child of the late Mr. J. R. Parnell deceased until she shall attain the age of Twenty three years then to transfer the said shares money or securities to her to hold the same in her own right absolutely and for ever.
Third. It is my will and desire that in the event of the death of the said Grace Parnell before she shall attain the said age of twenty three years the said bank shares and money or securities shall be equally divided into two parts one part (or half) of which shall be transferred and paid over to Grace Parnell (mother of said Grace Parnell and widow of late W. J. R. Parnell deceased to hold in her own right absolutely, and the other part or half shall be held by my said Executors upon trust to apply the dividends interest and proceeds thereof towards the education maintenance and support of Mary Parnell (sister of said Grace Parnell) until she shall attain the age of twenty three years then to transfer the said half of the said shares and money or securities to her the said Mary Parnell to hold the same in her own right absolutely and for ever.
Fifthly. I give devise and bequeath to Clara McCouboly wife of Richard A. McCouboly of St. John’s Publisher one share in the Capital stock of the Union Bank of Newfoundland to hold the same in her own right absolutely
Sixth. I give devise and bequeath unto my sister Louisa Winsor wife of Thomas Winsor of Exploits the sum of Two hundred dollars together with one share in the Capital stock of the Union Bank of Newfoundland.
Seventh. I give devise and bequeath unto Annie Noonan wife of John H. Noonan the sum of money now due and owing to me by the said John H. Noonan that is to say the sum of one thousand six hundred dollars together with one share in the Capital stock of the Union Bank of Newfoundland.
Eighth. I give devise and bequeath to my niece Mary Manuel wife of Jabez Manuel of Exploits the sum of Four hundred dollars.
Ninth. I will and desire that the sum of Two hundred dollars shall be invested by my Executors hereinafter named in such security as they shall think fit and that they shall apply the interest arising therefrom towards defraying the annual cost and expense of keeping in good order and repair the graves of the following parties in the Church of England cemetery St. John’s namely (1) my late husband James J Winsor (2) my mothers. (3) my Fathers (4) my sister Amelia Powers and (5) my own
Tenth. All the rest residue and remainder of my estate of whatsoever nature and wheresoever situate I give devise and bequeath unto my five nephews and nieces hereinafter named to be equally divided between them that is to say
(1) To Grace Parnell aforesaid widow of late W. J. R. Parnell aforesaid deceased one fifth part
(2) To William Winsor of Exploits son of Thomas Winsor one fifth part
(3) To Mary Manuel wife of Jabez Manuel aforesaid one fifth part
(4) To James Winsor (son of said Thomas Winsor) of St. John’s Jeweller one fifth part and
(5) To Amelia Winsor daughter of the said Thomas Winsor one fifth part Out of the share or said one fifth part of said residue of my estate payable to James Winsor above mentioned my said Executors will first deduct the amount now due by him to me namely the sum of one hundred and eighty five dollars and eighty cents.
Eleventh. I nominate and appoint James Augustus Clift of St. John’s aforesaid solicitor and the said Thomas Winsor of Exploits to be Executors of this my last will and Testament. In witness whereof I the said Mary Winsor have hereunto my hand subscribed and set at St. John’s in the Island of Newfoundland this first day of November anno Domini one thousand eight hundred and ninety-four. (Sgd) Mary Winsor.     Signed published and declared by the said Testator as and for her last will and Testament in the presence of us who present at the same time in her presence at her request and in the presence of each other have hereunto subscribed our names as witnesses. (Sgd) Edward Shea (Sgd) J. Augustus Clift.

Codicil

I hereby make the following as a codicil to my last will and Testament made by me on the first day of November A.D. 1894 that is to say in the tenth clause of my will I direct that the residue of my estate shall be divided into six parts instead of five and that each of the parties therein mentioned shall receive one sixth instead of one fifth and that my niece Louisa Hutchings wife of R. H. Hutchings shall have one sixth part of the said residue. (Sgd) Mary her X mark Winsor. Signed published and declared by the said Testator as and for a codicil to her last will and Testament in the presence of us who present at the same time in her presence and in the presence of each other have hereunto subscribed our names as witnesses. Having first been read over and explained (Sgd) Priscilla Carter. (Sgd) J. Augustus Clift Solicitor

      I certify the foregoing to be a correct copy of the last will and Testament and codicil of Mary Winsor deceased

Registrar

(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
Fiat
G Emerson
J.
Probate
granted to
Jas A Clift
& Thos. Winsor
the Exors
Dated
Dec. 4: 1897
Estate
sworn under
$5,500.00

 

 

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