Will of Hannah Louisa Woods
from Newfoundland will books volume 13 pages
334-335 probate year 1926
HANNAH LOUISA WOODS. DECEASED.
THIS IS THE LAST WILL AND TESTAMENT of me Hannah Louisa Woods of St.
John’s, Widow of the late Hon. Henry J. B. Woods.
I give and bequeath the following legacies, that is to say, -
To all my grandchildren who shall be living at the time of my
decease the sum of Five hundred dollars to be equally divided amongst
them, and to be paid to them regardless whether they or any of them
have or have not reached the age of twenty one years.
To Mrs. Isabel Paine of Montreal, Widow of the late Rev.
George Paine the sum of One hundred dollars.
To my sister-in-law Mrs. Charlotte E. Woods of Sackville
N.B. Widow of the late Chesley Woods, the sum of Fifty dollars.
To Mrs. Lenora Wilson, wife of Rev. James
Wilson the sum
of Twenty five dollars.
To Mrs. Susie Thompson Widow of the late John
Boston the sum of Twenty five dollars.
To the Bible Woman the sum of Ten dollars to be sent to
her in care of the Rev. Charles Posnett of Medak, India.
To Cochrane St. Women’s Missionary Society the sum of Fifty
The sum of One hundred dollars shall be paid by my Executors
IN TRUST to be invested by them in any security they deem fit
and the income thereof to be used and applied towards the upkeep
of the family plot in the General Protestant Cemetery.
After payment of the foregoing amounts and of my debts and
funeral and testamentary expenses and the expenses of putting
the monument in good order and condition It is my will that
the rest residue and remainder of my estate and effects shall
be divided into seven equal shares that is to say one share
for each of my daughters now living and one share for the
husband of my deceased daughter Katie. In the event of any of my said
daughters predeceasing me her share shall go to her husband.
And I appoint Arthur C. Peters of St. John’s,
Accountant, and Alexander Marshall of the same place, Bank Manager, to
be the Executors of this my Will.
Dated at St. John’s
this tenth day of May Anno Domini One thousand nine hundred and twenty
HANNAH LOUISA WOODS.
Published and Declared as the last Will and Testament of the
Testatrix in the presence of us, who in her presence and the presence
of each other, (all being present at the same time) have hereto signed
our names as witnesses.
F. A. Mews, Solicitor, St. John’s.
William F. Lloyd
Registrar of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland.
(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
to Arthur C.