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 179-180 probate year 1910

Will of Charles Ellis


I Charles Ellis of Patrick Street St. John's hereby revoke all former wills and codicils made by me and appoint my son Charles Archer Ellis to be the sole executor of this my last will and testament.

I bequeath to each of my three sons. George William Ellis Edwin Albert Ellis and Edward Cyprian Ellis the sum of fifty Dollars each to be paid to each, without interest, in instalments of Ten Dollars per annum for a period of five years, the first payment to be made one year after my death; and to my daughter Henrietta Louisa Rouse of Chicago - I bequeath the sum of Three hundred Dollars to be paid her, without interest, in instalments of Thirty Dollars per year for a period of ten years the first instalment to be paid one year after my death; and I direct my said Executor to pay the said annuities out of the income from or proceeds of my share of Ellis Estate hereinafter bequeathed to him.

I give devise and bequeath to my said son Charles Archer Ellis all the Real and personal property and Estate and effects of whatsoever nature and kind and wheresoever situate of which I die possessed absolutely, subject only to the annuities above enumerated.

In testimony whereof I have hereunto affixed my name this 10th day of October 1910. Charles Ellis. Signed by the said Charles Ellis as and for his last will and testament in the presence of us who at his request and in the presence of the said Charles Ellis and each other have hereunto subscribed our names as witnesses. Henry Uphill Clerk in Holy Orders R. Anderson Squires Solicitor

Certified correct,
D. M. Browning Registrar
(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
Fiat Dec 14/10 Emerson J. Probate Dec 19th 1910. granted to Charles Archer Ellis Estate sworn at $1800.00

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