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


Will of Peter Connors from Newfoundland will books volume 12 pages 62 & 63 probate year 1921

In re        PETER CONNORS.       DECEASED.

In the name of God Amen. I Peter Connors of the settlement of Lawn District of Burin, Dominion of Newfoundland. Fisherman, being of sound and disposing mind and memory, do make and publish this my last Will and Testament, hereby revoking all former Wills by me at any time heretofore made.

1st I appoint David Strang fisherman of Lawn to be executor of this my last will directing my said executor to pay all my debts funeral and testamentary expenses out of my estate as soon as conveniently may be after my decease.

2nd After the payment of my said debts funeral and testamentary expenses, I give devise and bequeath all my real and personal estate which I may now or hereafter be possessed of in the manner following, that is to say:

3rd I give devise and bequeath to my Nephew Frederick Edwards all my land on the Harbor side of the gut, my waterfront and beach, Stage and fishing gear, my share in the motor boat “MaggieC” my four head of horned cattle consisting of two calves and two cows.

4th I give devise and bequeath to my beloved sister Minnie Strang, all my land situated on what is known as the Sandy point for her own use during her life and at her death the said land to revert to Gerald Edwards son of my Nephew Frederick Edwards.

5th All the residue of my estate both personal and real not hereinbefore disposed of, I give, devise and bequeath unto my aforesaid Nephew Frederick Edwards his heirs and assigns forever. PETER CONNORS.

In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this Twenty third day of April in the year of Our Lord One thousand nine hundred and nineteen.
Signed published and declared by the said Peter Connors the testator as for his last Will and testament in the presence of us both present together at the same time and in his presence at his request and in the presence of the under signed Notary have hereunto subscribed our names as witness to the due execution thereof.

Thomas Connors     James Manning
Joseph Benning Notary Public.

William F. Lloyd
Registrar of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland

(Listed in the Margin next to this will the following)
Fiat Aug 9/21
Kent J.
Probate granted
to David Strang
Aug 9/21.
Estate sworn
at $1109.00

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