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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 10 page 384 probate year 1916

Will of Catherine Bridge

In re: CATHERINE BRIDGE. DECEASED.

This is the last will and testament of me Catherine Bridge of St. Johnís in the Island of Newfoundland Widow

First:- I devise and bequeath unto my children Maurice, Mary and Theresa, and my grandchildren, that is to say, the children of my deceased daughter Harriet Walker, all that piece or parcel of land with dwelling house and other erections thereon situate on New Gower Street in the town of St. Johnís aforesaid, in four equal shares, the children of my deceased daughter Harriet Walker taking one share between them,

Secondly:- I devise and bequeath unto my daughter Theresa all that piece or parcel of land situate on the Bay Bulls Road about six miles from the town of St. Johnís aforesaid I hereby appoint Everett Wills of St. Johnís aforesaid executor of this my last will and testament, I hereby revoke all testamentary dispositions heretofore made by me. In witness whereof I have hereunto my hand subscribed by making my mark at St. Johnís aforesaid this 15th day of September A.D. 1906. Catherine her X mark Bridge Signed by the said testatrix as and for her last will and testament by making her mark in the presence of us who in her presence at her request and in the presence of each other have hereunto subscribed our names as witnesses the words ďby making my markĒ having been first inserted J.J. McCarthy. Everett H.H. Wills Angus Walker

This is a codicil to the last will and testament of me Catherine Bridge, dated the 15th day September 1906. I give and bequeath unto my grandchild Catherine daughter of my deceased daughter Harriet Walker my piano on her attaining the age of ten years. September 15th 1906. Catherine her X mark Bridge Witness (having been first read over and explained) J.J. McCarthy. Everett H.H. Wills. Angus Walker.

CORRECT, Charles H. Emerson Registrar of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland (Listed in the margin next to this will the following) Fiat Apr. 5/16 Kent J. Probate May 10/16 granted to Everett H. Wills Estate sworn at $1600.00

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