In re
Emma Jane Stabb. deceased
This is the last will and testament of me Emma Jane Stabb, of Saint
John's Newfoundland, Gentlewoman.
First. I will devise and bequeath, unto my sister Isabella Fanny
Norfolk, of Staffordshire, or if she be dead, unto her daughter Beatrice
Page Jellicoe, the sum of two thousand dollars.
Second. I will devise and bequeath, unto my niece Bessie Sanderson
of Harbour Grace, Newfoundland, the sum of Ten thousand dollars.
Third. I will devise and bequeath, unto my niece Ellen Henrietta
Knapp, the sum of Ten thousand dollars.
To my niece May Danville Knapp the sum of Ten thousand dollars,
and unto my niece Alice Marion Knapp, the sum of Twelve thousand five
hundred dollars, if either one or two of the legatees, under the clause
be dead, I desire that the sum bequeathed to deceased, be paid to the survivor,
or survivors in equal proportions.
Fourth. I will devise and bequeath unto my niece Mary Domville
[Sister Muriel] the sum of one thousand dollars.
Fifth. I will devise and bequeath unto my niece Beatrice Page
Jellicoe, the sum of one thousand dollars.
Sixth. I will devise and bequeath, unto my great niece Vera Jellicoe
the sum of five hundred dollars.
Seventh. I will devise and bequeath unto my great niece Eileen
Jellicoe the sum of five hundred dollars.
Eighth. I will devise and bequeath, unto my great niece Rachel
Knapp the sum of five hundred dollars, and to my great nephew, John Knapp,
the sum of five hundred dollars [Children of Kempster Knapp of India].
Ninth. I will devise and bequeath unto my niece Nora Stabb the
sum of two thousand five hundred dollars, and unto my niece Madeleine Stabb
the sum of two thousand five hundred dollars, if either Nora Stabb or Madeleine
Stabb be dead, I desire that the sum bequeathed to the deceased, under
the clause be paid to the survivor.
Tenth. I will devise and bequeath unto my nephew Arthur Stabb
the sum of five hundred dollars.
Eleventh. I will devise and bequeath unto my nephew Charles Stabb,
the sum of five hundred dollars.
Twelfth. I will devise and bequeath, unto my great nephew William
Ewen Stabb the sum of five hundred dollars.
Thirteenth. I will devise and bequeath unto Daisy Gardner of
Honiton(?) Devon the sum of five hundred dollars.
Fourteenth. I will devise and bequeath unto Bertha A. Fox, of
London, the sum of five hundred dollars.
Fifteenth. I will devise and bequeath unto John Charles Phillips
of Saint John's Newfoundland, accountant the sum of nine hundred dollars.
Sixteenth. I will devise and bequeath unto Charles McKenzie Harvey,
of Saint John's, Newfoundland provided always that he shall accept the
appointment as executor, of this my last will and testament, and shall
act as such Executor, the sum of two thousand dollars.
Seventeenth. As to the residue and remainder of my property,
of what kind soever and wheresoever situate, and all monies, or securities
for money that I may die possessed of, I desire that the whole of said
residue and remainder be given to my nephew Ewen Chantoe(?) Stabb, or,
if he be dead, unto his son William Ewen Stabb.
Eighteenth. I nominate and appoint my friends, Alexander John
Harvey, and Charles McKenzie Harvey, of Saint John's, Newfoundland executors
of this my last will and testament.
In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal at London,
England, this twenty-sixth day of April one thousand nine hundred and sixteen.
Emma Jane Stabb.
Signed by the said Emma Jane Stabb, as and for her last will and testament,
in presence of
Marion L. Winter Selina Gribble
Correct William F. Lloyd
Registrar of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland.
(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
Fiat Sept. 27/20
Johnson J.
Probate granted
to Charles
McKenzie Harvey
Oct 4/20
Estate sworn
at $112,534.79 |