Transcribed by Judy Benson & Ivy Benoit. While I have endeavored to be as correct as humanly possible, there could be some typographical errors

Newfoundland will books volume 9 pages 440-441 probate year 1912

Will of Adam Dawe, jr


This will of the late Abram Dawe Jr. of Kelligrews Con. Bay Newfoundland as much as I can remember

In the name of God Amen. I Abram Dawe of Kelligrews Con. Bay in the Island of Newfoundland Fisherman and Farmer being very sick and weak in Body but of perfect mind and memory do make and ordain this my last will and Testament.

Fist I give and bequeath to my son Robert my dwelling house goods and chattles, stable, cellar, all my cleared land, horse, cart dray tackling all my carpentring tools and agricultural implements. Also all the loose gear about the place

My uncleared land is to be equally divided into two parts between my two sons Robert and Jacob. My wife Jane is to live with my son Robert and receive her support off of the property as long as she remains in my name but if she should leave the place she is not to come on the place again. And if she should leave the place she is not to take anything out of the house only what is her own. My daughter Susan is to live with my son Robert and go in and out of the house until she has a home of her own. And I do hereby revoke and disannul all and every other former Testaments, wills and Bequests by me anywise before named, willed and bequeathed ratifying and confirming this, and no other, to be my last will and Testament &c. sgd. Abram his x mark Dawe signed and delivered in the presence of us who in his presence and in the presence of each other (having been first read over) have subscribed our names as witnesses sgd. Abram LeDrew Francis F. Furneaux commissioner of Supreme Court.

Certified correct,
D. M. Browning
(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
Fiat May 6/12 C. J. adm c.t.a. May 8/12 granted to Laura Dawe Sureties Matt Greenslade Jos. Dawe Estate sworn at $500.00

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