Will of  William J. Moore from Newfoundland will books vol 11 pages 79 and 80  probate year 1918

This will was read, recorded and transcribed by JUDY BENSON
While I have endeavored to be as correct as humanly possible, there could be some typographical errors

Will of William J. Moore of St. John's
In re                                   
William J. Moore  deceased

This is the last will and Testament of me William J. Moore  of St. John's in the island of Newfoundland.  Clerk.  I appoint William Cook Esquire of St. John's aforesaid to be the executor of this my will.  I bequeath my dwelling house situate on Circular Road in St. John's aforesaid to my wife Laura Moore in trust for herself and my children Gertie, Gordon and Edward and I direct that in the event of the said dwelling house being sold the purchase money thereof shall be divided equally between my said wife and each of my said children and I further direct that the said dwelling house shall not be mortgaged or otherwise incumbered except for the benefit of my said wife and children.  I bequeath my policy in the sum Life Assurance Company of Canada to my executor in trust to pay therefrom all my just debts and liabilities and I direct that the balance remaining after the payment of my said debts shall be deposited in the Newfoundland Savings Bank to the credit of my estate and that my executor shall pay over the same to my said wife in three equal annual installments.  I bequeath all my shares and interest in the Nelson Loan and Investment Company Limited to my said wife.  I bequeath all my household furniture, housekeeping items and all other personal goods and chattels of which I shall die possessed to my said wife.  In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand this thirty-first day of December A.D. 1910 in the presence of the undersigned witnesses     -W. J. Moore-     Signed by William J. Moore as his last will in the presence of us present at the same time who at his request in his presence and in the presence of each other have subscribed our names as attesting witnesses    Chas E Hunt    Arthur Ebsary
Correct Charles H. Emerson
Registrar of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland. 
(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
Mar 20/18
adm cta
March 30/18
granted to
Laura Moore
Jasper Cook
Geo R Coke
sworn at

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