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 George R. Lilly of St. John's
George R. Lilly. deceased.
This is the last will and testament of me George Richard Lilly
residing in St. John's Ex Stipendeary Magistrate at Trinity and elsewhere.
I appoint of brother-in-law the Honorable Marmaduke George Winter to be
the Executor of this my last Will and Testament - I desire
that after the payment of all my just debts funeral and testamentary expenses
any chattels and effects shall be disposed of in the manner set forth [except
certain silverware which was given to my children by their mother under
her Will] my own silverware and cutlery and other effects to be divided
equally between my three daughters and son Hugh - I give and
bequeath to my said Executor the sum of two thousand dollars to my youngest
daughter Hilda Flora Lilly to my daughter Beatrice Eliza Noel the sum of
one hundred and fifty dollars. To my daughter Clara Alice Bahrens
of Chicago the sum of one hundred and fifty dollars. To my Executor
in trust for the benefit of my five grand children Ralph M. Noel, Frank
L Noel, George E. Bahrens, Richard A. Bahrens, and George R. Lilly the
sum of one hundred dollars each, towards their education.
I also give and bequeath to the trustees of the C. of E. Orphanage the
sum of two hundred and fifty dollars. To the trustees of the Methodist
Orphanage one hundred dollars. To the RC Orphanage at Belvedere fifty
dollars to the ladies of the Dorcas Society fifty dollars and to my sister
Helen B. Lilly the sum of five hundred dollars. I also give and bequeath
to my three daughters and son Hugh all my silverware and cutlery share
and share alike, and the rest, residue and remainder of my estate.
I also give and bequeath to the aforesaid daughters and son Hugh.
In witness whereof I have hereunto subscribed my name at St. John's this
19th day of July A.D. 1899. G. R. Lilly
Correct William F. Lloyd
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