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 13 page 531 probate year 1927

Will of Alexander McLachlan


THIS IS THE LAST WILL AND TESTAMENT of me Alexander McLachlan of St. John's, in the Island of Newfoundland, Engineer.

First. I give and bequeath my dwelling house, messuage and premises known as No. 159 Patrick Street in St. John's, aforesaid in which I at present reside to my daughter Annie Violet McLachlan absolutely
SECOND. I give and bequeath all my household furniture goods, chattels and effects to my said daughter Annie Violet McLachlan absolutely
THIRD I give and bequeath all my purely personal effects to my son Alfred A. McLachlan absolutely
FOURTH I direct that all my debts, funeral and testamentary expenses expenses and death duties be paid out of the residue of my estate and subject thereto I give and bequeath said residue to my four children, share and share alike provided always that if any child of mine shall die in my lifetime leaving a child or children who shall survive me such child or children shall take (and if more than one equally between them) the share which his, her or their parent would have taken in such residue if such parent had survived me.
FIFTH I appoint my said daughter Annie Violet McLachlan and Robert Dawe of St. John's, aforesaid Insurance Agent Executrix and Executor respectively of this my Will.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF: I the said Alexander McLachlan have Hereunto set my hand at St. John's aforesaid this Second ------- day of October - Anno Domini One thousand nine hundred and twenty-two.


Signed by the above named Testator as and for his last will and TESTAMENT in the presence of us each being present at the same time who at his request in his presence and in the presence of each other have hereunto subscribed our names as witnesses.

J. E. White. L. E. Emerson.

CORRECT. William F. Lloyd Registrar of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland.

(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
Fiat Jan 28/27 Kent J. Probate granted to Annie V. McLachlan and Robert Dawe. Jan 28/27. Estate sworn at $11,826.00

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