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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 page 457 probate year 1912

Will of William Skeard


Last will and Testament I William Skeard of Channel in the District of Burgeo and LaPoile being of sound mind and memory do make and publish this my last will and Testament in manner and form following:- That is to say

1. I give devise and bequeath to my son Philip Skeard that portion of my property consisting of Lands Dwelling house and outhouses and all other property on said lands the said Philip Skeard to look after, and provide for his mother during her life

2. I further give devise and bequeath to my two sons John Skeard and Charles Skeard to be equally divided between them all my fishing gear consisting of Boats, punt nets, lures & twine

3.. I hereby appoint Mr W. A. Morgan & Mr Reuben Bennett to be Executors of this my last will & Testament signed William his x mark Skeard Signed by the said William Skeard in the presence of us, who in his presence and in the presence of each other attest and subscribe our names as witnesses hereto this first day of June in the year of our Lord one thousand nine hundred and eight. Witnesses H. J. Read (clergyman) C James Sub. Collector Customs

Certified correct,
D. M. Browning

(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
Fiat June 17/12 C. J. Probate June 22/12 granted to William A Morgan & Reuben Bennett Estate sworn at $500.00

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