Will of Lucy Simmonds  from Newfoundland will books vol 11 page 215 probate year 1918

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 Lucy Simmonds of St. John's
In re     
Lucy Simmonds    deceased

This is the last will and Testament of me Lucy Simmonds of St. John's widow.  I revoke all wills heretofore by me made.  I appoint my son George Simmonds the executor of this my last will and testament.  I give devise and bequeath everything of which I shall die possessed whether real, personal or chattels real to my said son George Simmonds provided he properly feeds clothes boards lodges and properly maintains and supports me during the remainder of my life and decently buries me and provides a headstone for my grave.  Should the said George Simmonds fail to properly maintain and support me so that I am obliged to leave his home I direct that all my property shall be divided equally between all my children.  In witness whereof I have hereunto subscribed my hand at St. John's this 22nd day of August 1918.  Lucy her X mark
Simmonds.  Signed published and declared by the Testatrix by making her mark as and for her last will and testament in the presence of us who in her presence and in the presence of each other have hereunto at her request signed our names as witnesses the same been first read over
and explained to Testatrix who appeared fully to understand the same   John Dodd   Jaww(?)
McNeily of St. John's Solicitor

Correct Charles H. Emerson
Registrar of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland. 
(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
Oct. 14/18
Johnson J.
Oct. 22/18
to George
sworn as

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