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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
Abraham Young Senior


Will of Abraham Young Senior
from Newfoundland will books volume 9 pages 107-109 probate year 1910

In re
      Abraham Young         deceased.

      I Abraham Young of Twillingate South side, South Island in the Northern District of the Island of Newfoundland make this my last will and testament while in the possession of sound mind and memory this the third day of October A.D. 1905    I give devise and bequeath my estate and property real and personal in the following manner
(1) I give and devise unto my sons Levi Young, Joseph Young, Obediah Young, Matthew Young and Abraham Young the several parts or parcels of land now occupied by them on the South Side of the main-line without further division or alteration to their heirs and assigns.
II I give and devise unto my two sons Matthew Young and Abraham Young my property known as the farm to be equally divided between them.
III. I give and devise my fishing premises consisting of flakes stage etc situated on the water side of main - line to my five sons above named to be equally divided amongst them, with this exception that my son Joseph is to have and possess independent of the rest of the waterside premises the land on which his old dwelling - house store and kitchen garden is. i.e. it is not included in the above named waterside premises. Also that my son Joseph is to have the part or share allotted to him adjoining the premises formerly occupied by the late Josiah Linfield.
IV Should either of my sons leave Twillingate and settle else where and not return for three years, after this will is probated the part or property assigned to him within the meaning of this will is to be sold to the remaining son or sons as the one left deem best, and should no son be in position to buy then the property in question is to be divided amongst those remaining.
V I give and devise unto my son Levi my dwelling - house bed and bedding also one gun.
Lastly revoking all other wills by me made I hereby appoint Robert Hayward and Charles White teacher to be my executors of this my last will and testament. A    I hereby devise that my executors shall not be required to give security for the performance of the same.
In witness whereof I Abraham Young have hereunto set my hand and seal this 3rd day of Oct 1905    Abraham his x mark Young Signed by the said Abraham Young, the testator, by making his mark after first being read over and explained and who seemed to perfectly understand the same, in the presence of us who in his presence and the presence of each other at the same time subscribed our names as witnesses.     William G. Bulgin     Mariana White

Certified correct,
D. M. Browning

(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
April 30/10
May 2/10
granted to
Robt. Hayward
Ches White
sworn at



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