Transcribed by Judy Benson & Ivy Benoit. While I have endeavored to be as correct as humanly possible, there could be some typographical errors

Newfoundland will books volume 13 pages 435-436 probate year 1926

Will of David Pike


Last Will and Testament

Know all men by these present

That I David Pike of St Lawrence in the District of Burin and Island of Newfoundland     Being of sound mind and memory declare this to be my last Will and Testament

I hereby appoint my daughter Charlotte Clouston nee Pike to be my executor to pay all my just debts and funeral expenses and deal with this my last will and testament as embodied in this Will and I hereby revoke any, and every other document previously made     My property consists Meadow land or garden with a dwelling thereon Also foreshore, or sea-side property This property I disposed off in the following manner viz all the property enumerated above, (with the exception of the dwelling house) which I give and bequeath to my daughter Charlotte Clouston. In nineteen hundred and twenty three I bargained and sold the aforesaid land, (and conditioned) for the sum of Five hundred dollars, to William J Parsons Planter at St Lawrence, the aforesaid sum of $500.00/100 to be paid in three years from date of sale or a shorter period if possible and for which I am giving a Bill of Sale on those terms In the event of my death before the expiration of the beforementioned agreement the purchase price of this property to be paid to my executor, who also hold a legal power of Attorney from me.
As I have not been paid anything up to date, and if the terms of the agreement are not complied with as specified by the agreement, (or Bill of Sale), then the terms of the Bill of Sale, to become null & void and cancelled and dealt with by my daughter and executor as she deems best
Also the sum of Five hundred dollars and odd which I have in the Bank together with all property money, or moneys worth I give and bequeath to my daughter Charlotte Clouston, to be dealt with as she deems best     Read over and explained to the Testator in his presence and in the presence of each other this Sixteenth day of February One thousand nine hundred and twenty Six

DAVID his X mark PIKE


    Leo Pike

    Levi Angus McCuish

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

(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
Fiat Oct 1 /26.
Kent J.
Probate granted
to Charlotte
Oct 4/26.
Estate sworn
at $1100.00

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