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 Richard Allan Chafe of Petty Harbor
Richard Allan Chafe. deceased
This is the last will and Testament of me. Richard Allan Chafe, at present
of Petty Harbor, in the Dominion of Newfoundland, Fisherman. 1. I
hereby revoke all former Wills made by me. 2. I appoint Charles.
E. Hunt, of St. John's, sole Executor of this my last Will and Testament.
3. I give, devise and bequeath unto Richard Henry Westcott, of Petty
Harbor aforesaid, Fisherman, the Western end or part of the house at Petty
Harbor which I now occupy. together with all land and property attached
or appertaining thereto and all furniture contained in such part.
4. I give, devise and bequeath specifically unto the said Richard
Henry Westcott my bed, bedding and bedstead and one-fourth of the furniture
contained in the Eastern half of my said house. 5. I give, devise and bequeath
unto Richard Allan Chafe the Eastern end or part of my said house together
with the land and property attached or appertaining thereto and three-fourths
of the furniture contained in such part, the remaining one-fourth being
bequeathed under paragraph 4 of this my Will to Richard Henry Westcott.
6. I give, devise and bequeath to Herbert Westcott and his two sons, Robert
Westcott and Richard Henry Westcott, my one-third share in the fishing
room now used by me at Petty Harbor together with the sum of Two hundred
dollars. 7. I give, devise and bequeath all my share and interest, amounting
to about one-half, in the fishing boat and in all nets, gear and other
things appertaining thereto jointly owned by myself, Herbert Westcott,
Robert Westcott and Richard Henry Westcott, to the said Herbert Westcott,
Robert Westcott and Richard Henry Westcott jointly and equally. In
witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand at Petty Harbour this 14th
day of September A.D. 1918. Richard A. Chafe X his mark. Signed
Published and Declared by the said Testator as and for his last Will and
Testament by affixing his mark in the presence of us, who in his presence
and in the presence of each other, have hereunto subscribed our names as
witnesses, the said will having been first read over and explained to the
Testator. who appeared fully to understand the same.
Correct William F. Lloyd
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