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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 9 pages 136-137 probate year 1910

Will of Emma Garreau


In the name of God Amen I Emma Garreau of Brig Bay, North - West Newfoundland, widow of the late Louis Garreau, being sound of mind, but knowing that it is appointed unto all once to die, do hereby make this my last will and Testament. -

First it is my will that all my funeral expenses or other lawful debts I may have contracted be paid out of my estate as soon as possible after my demise. -

Secondly I will and bequeath to the church the sum of two hundred and fifty dollars ($250.00) to be applied equally in masses for the repose of my soul, and for the soul of my late husband Louis Garreau. -

Thirdly I will and bequeath to my dear grandchild Emma Rumbolt, daughter of John and Aggie Rumbolt the sum twenty five dollars ($25.00) as a mark of my special esteem and affection.

The residue or remainder of all my estate, real personal and mixed of which I may die possessed. I will devise and bequeath unreservedly to my well beloved son John F. Garreau of Brig Bay.

And lastly I do hereby nominate and appoint the Rev. M O'Rourke Parish priest of Bonne Bay to be executor of this my last will and Testament or in default of him at the time of my death - I do appoint in his stead John Kennedy of Bird Cove and John Rumbolt Jr of New Ferrole. - And I do hereby declare this to be my last will and Testament.

In witness whereof I hereunto set my hand and seal this third day of August in the year of our Lord one thousand nine hundred and seven. Emma Her x mark Garreau (LS) Signed sealed published and declared by the said Emma Garreau as and for her last will and Testament in the presence of us who at her request and in the presence of each other have hereunto subscribed our names as witnesses to the due execution thereof. Ambrose Kennedy James His x mark Lawless.

Certified correct,
D. M. Browning

(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
Fiat Sept. 6/10 Emerson J. Probate Sept 6/10 granted to Rev Michael O'Rourke Estate sworn at $1157.92

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