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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
Ambrose Moore Young


Will of Ambrose Moore Young
from Newfoundland will books volume 13 pages 83-84 probate year 1925

In re

In the name of God Amen

But if my wife should be foolish enough to marry again she shall forfeit all claims to this will


I Ambrose Moore Young being in sound mind & weak in body do make this my last Will & Testament.

I do hereby bequeath to my wife Eliza Young as long as she do not marry again all my worldy possessions until her death with the exceptions of the following clauses.


Clause I.


That my son Walter Hopkins Young shall have my Victory Bonds & Interest after my death providing I do not live untill the said Victory Bonds expires.


Clause 2.
Reason of distinsion I gave Elsie Two Hundred Dollars towards piano


That my wife the said Eliza Young shall pay to my daughter Elsie Rabbitts out of my Bank a/c the sum of One Hundred Dollars. (see remarks)


Clause 3.
Mrs Ebin Taylor borrowed One hundred dollars from me not paid making both equal to three hundred dollars each


That my wife the said Eliza Young shall pay to my daughter Maria Taylor Two Hundred Dollars. (see remarks)


Clause 4.
Will find all papers in bottom of safe & that my son W.H. Young shall give the said safe back empty to my daughter Maria Taylor


That after the death of my wife my son Walter Hopkins Young shall be the sole possessor of all moneys in Bank not expended by my wife & everything else that I possess such as Receipts; shares in Public Service Co; Bonds in Orange Hall (Aujhrim Lodge) & all my worldy possessions.


Clause 5.
That my wife Eliza Young shall receive as soon as possible after my death $35.00 owed to me by Masonic Lodge NO1275 Hts Content.
My watch to be for Herma Young but not to have it in his possession until he is old enough to take care of it.

That my Daughter-in-law Elizabeth Young wife of my son said Walter Hopkins Young shall receive from my wife if alive at my death & if my Bank a/c still exceed Two Thousand dollars; the sum of One Hundred dollars. And my wife the said Eliza Young shall purchase a Head Stone to bear a inscription of my death & a place for a inscription for her death & also a concrete square for two grave spaces in the Church of England Cemetery at Hearts Content.

      Written this Eleventh day of June One thousand Nine Hundred and Twenty four.


I do hereby appoint Mr. James A. Moore & Mr Archibald Farnham as my Executors & also attach my own signature this Eleventh day of September 1924


Witnesses Archibald Farnham
James Allison Moore

Witness Charles Rowe.

William F. Lloyd
Registrar of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland.

(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
Fiat March 3/25.
Horwood CJ.
to James
A. Moore
and Archibald
March 3/25
Estate sworn
at $6.355.31



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Page Revised by Ivy F. Benoit (Wednesday February 20, 2013)

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