Will of John J. Gushue from Newfoundland will books vol 11 page
284 probate year 1919
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 John J. Gushue of Salmonier
John J. Gushue deceased.
I John Gushue, bequeath by my last will and testament my property and
effects etc. as follows:-
1. To my wife I leave my house, land, and other property until
such time as my nephews John & George & Tobias, sons of Wm. Gushue
come to the age of 21 years. I leave the choice between the parents
of the children and my wife. With the understanding that as long
as she [my wife] remains in the house unmarried, he is to look to her support.
2. As regards Mr. McGrath and Mrs. McGrath and Mary Gushue they
are to have the same privileges and rights in the house as they enjoyed
during my lifetime until death.
3. My life insurance I distribute as follows:-
[A]. To my mother I leave two hundred dollars [$200.00]
[B]. To my sister Mary I leave one hundred dollars [$100.00]
[C]. To Francis Slaney, I leave twenty five dollars [$25.00]
[D]. To my niece, Mary Gushue, I leave twenty five dollars
[E]. I leave twenty dollars for five Requiem Masses
for the repose of my soul.
[F]. I leave thirty dollars [$30.00] as a donation to St.
[G]. To my wife I leave six hundred dollars [$600.00]
John J. Gushue. J. J. Rollins. John Norris. Witnesses
December 8th. 1918. St. Joseph's Salmonier
Correct William F. Lloyd
Registrar of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland.
(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
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