Transcribed by Judy Benson. While I have endeavored to be as correct as humanly possible, there could be
some typographical errors
Newfoundland will books volume 7 page 451 - 452 probate year 1905
Will of Alfred Chafe|
In re ALFRED CHAFE DECEASED.
St. John's Feby 14/05 whereas I Alfred Chafe of St. John's not being in good health would wish to dispose of my property as follows Harriet L and Allan Chafe will in future own the dwelling house or houses situate on Longs Hill no 89 and will have full power to receive rents etc. and will pay all taxes water rates ground rents etc. The house will be held as a tenet by Wm. And Agnes G. Milley (daughter married) by paying the annual rent of $48.00 as already agreed upon Thomas Powell another tenant will upon paying usual rent 40.00 per annum remain undisturbed unless alteration to that part may require his removal then he is to receive the regular notice Mr. Or Mrs. Milley who have their furniture in the house may place it in such position as may be more convenient for their use. Harriet Le(?) Chafe to own the organ violins one each as explained other furniture may be divided between Harriet & Allan. The Etna Life Insurance $1000.00 will go to support Harriet & Allan Chafe also a Bank Book there will be a small bal. It would be my desire that the Rev. M. Fenwick act as guardian for my two younger children Harriet L and Allan Chafe and take charge of the funds and also see the foregoing conditions are complied with.
Witness J. Sinclair Tait St. John's February 16/05
Codicil In considering the foregoing conditions I have decided to make little alteration. That is I would like to present my son Frederick H Chafe with the sum of one hundred dollars and my daughter Mrs. Agnes G. Milley (mar) with one hundred dollars out of the Aetna Life Insurance when paid reducing the funds to $800.00.
witness to sig. J. Sinclair Tait St. John's February 18th 1905.
I certify the foregoing to be a correct copy of the last will and testament of Alfred Chafe
D. M. Browning
(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
March 6th 1905
granted on the
9th day of
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