Will of Olivia Jane Hamilton Carrington transcribed from microfilm of  Newfoundland will books, volume 11 page 1

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 Olivia Jane Hamilton Carrington
In re.       
Olivia  Jane Hamilton Carrington         deceased

This is the last will and Testament of me Olivia Jane Hamilton Carrington in the county of Middlesex made this second day of September in the year of our Lord one thousand nine hundred and fifteen. I hereby revoke all wills made by me at any time heretofore. I appoint Frederic Crowdy M.D. Highgate Genge Macness Johnson Judge of St. John's Nfl to be my Executors, and direct that all my debts and funeral expenses shall be paid as soon as conveniently may be after my decease. I give and bequeath unto Mary Carrington Birdwell + Fannie Maria Johnson in equal shares my house in St. John's, Newfoundland and at the death of either, their share to go to my nephew the Revd. Henry Charles Hamilton Johnson. The nineteen hundred acres of land at Freshwater Nfl. belonging to my father I bequeath to Henry and Fannie Johnson. To my niece Mary Edith Marriott I bequeath all the jewelery given to me belonging to my sister Rosamond Marriott to divide as she thinks best. I wish my niece Florence Ottley to have the large carbuncle pearl locket and ear-rings to match. The large pictures in my sitting room belong to Edith Marriott with the exception of the Portrait of my father which belongs to Bobby Birdwell. I should like Fred Crowdy to have any little thing he may care for and Mrs. Holloway to have some of my clothes. I hereby make my niece Fannie Maria Johnson my Residuary Legatee in acknowledgment of her + father's and her brothers great kindness and help in all my business affairs through many long years. I can never sufficiently thank my niece Edith for her never failing love and devotion indeed all my nephews and neices I beg to accept my deepest love and heartfelt gratitude - Olivia Jane Hamilton Carrington - Signed by the said testator in the presence of us, present at the same time, who at her request, in her presence, and in the presence of each other, have subscribed our names as witnesses   Julia Wynne-Marriott   Kate Tessier.  Avonbank (?) Perstrose.   The codicle of the will of me Olivia Jane Hamilton Carrington The nineteen hundred acres of land at Freshwater St. John's Newfoundland mentioned in my will made and signed on September the second, nineteen hundred and fifteen was given by me to the Revd. Henry Charles Hamilton Johnson and to Fanny M. Johnson. I now wish that Fanny Margaret Johnson and Henry Thomas Wallace Birdwell should have the land between them as Henry Thomas Wallace Birdwell is the oldest son of my dear nephew the Revd Henry Marriott Johnson Birdwell to whom the land would have been given to had he lived. I must now thank my nephews and neices and great nephews and neices for all their kind love and devotion to me during my long life. I have no words to express my deepest gratitude to them one and all. May God bless them and protect them from all dangers - Olivia Jane Hamilton Carrington - sixty five Marylands Road Maida Hill September the sixteenth nineteen hundred and fifteen.   Elizabeth Caroline Holloway 65 Marylands Road Maida Hill    Elsie May Parker 39 Oakington Rd. Maida Hill
Correct Charles H. Emerson, Registrar of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland
(listed in the margin)
Fiat Oct 15/17 Kent-J Probate Oct 16/17 granted to George M Johnson reserving the rights of the other exec. Estate sworn at $2300.00

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