Will of John W.Withers from Newfoundland will books vol 12 page 36 probate year 1921

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 W. Withers of St. John's
In re 
John W.Withers  deceased

This is the last Will and Testament of me John W.Withers of St.John's in the Island of newfoundland Kings Printer.  I give and bequeath unto William Boland a Compositor in my Printing Office of many years standing the sum of Five Hundred Dollars and all the rest residue and remainder of my estate and effects, of whatsoever discription and wheresoever situate, I give and bequeath unto my wife Emma Hoyles Withers to hold the same in her own right absolutely and forever Subject never the less to the payment of the sum or annuity I have already provided for and made payable to my daughter Helen Colville wife of Mansel Colvile amounting to One thousand five hundred dollars. And I nominate and appoint my wife as sole Executrix of this my said last Will and Testament. 
In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand at St. John's aforesaid this twenty eighth day of March Anno Domini One thousand nine hundred and twenty one 
J.W. Withers.  \
Signed by the said Testator as and for his last Will and Testament in the presence of us who, present at the same time in his presence and in the presence of each other have hereunto subscribed our names as witnesses. 
Thom Anderson M.D.    J.A. Clift Solr

Correct William F. Lloyd
Registrar of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland.
(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
Fiat May 6/21
Horwood CJ.
Probate granted
to Emma H.
May 6/21
Estate sworn
at $115,620.45

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