Will of Stephen Burton Young
from Newfoundland will books volume 9 pages
193-194 probate year 1911
Stephen Burton Young deceased.
Twillingate Newfoundland April
19th 1910 This is the last will and Testament of me Stephen
of Twillingate Newfoundland, Fisherman.
my son Elias Young, Fisherman, I give, devise and bequeath, all my Right
Title and Interest in the Land and waterside with all the Erections thereon
situated on the South Island of Twillingate and bounded as follows. On
the front or N. West, by the Harbor, on the S. West, by Coopers property,
on the N East, by Guy’s property, and on back by F & E Youngs property, on which Room I have lived all my life. Also the residue of
Furniture, Fishery effects or articles whatsoever that shall remain after
my decease. To have & to hold the same for ever.
will and bequeath to my Executors the sum of Forty Dollars to be expended
by them in a Suitable Headstone, to be erected over my Grave which I
wish shall be in Hearts Cove Cemetery near my late Relatives, and on
which my late dear wifes name shall also be inscribed. Also to provide
suitable railing around each grave my wife being buried in the New Cemetery
my funeral expenses are paid (I have no other debts) I will and bequeath
To my Daughter Harriet Roberts, and my four sons Abram,
Isaac, Jacob, and Elias, in equal shares the Residue of any Cash remaining in my Box
which is all I now have.
D I appoint as
Executors of this my last will my son Elias Young and my friend Wm
John Scott Esq J.P. Magistrate, who are to be paid according to Law. In witness
whereof I hereunto set my hand this nineteenth day of April one thousand
nine hundred & ten A.D. Stephen Burton Young Signed by the said Stephen
Burton Young, the Testator in the presence
of us present at the same time, who in his presence and in the presence
of each other subscribe our names as witnesses Andrew Gray Draper William Nott Draper.
D. M. Browning
(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)