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 542 probate year 1927

Will of Ellen Clarke


This is the last Will and Testament of me, Ellen Clarke, of St. John's Widow, made by me on this the twenty ninth day of January A.D. 1925.

I hereby revoke all wills formerly made by me.

I bequeath the furniture in my house, Topsail Road, to my son John Clarke.

I bequeath my dwelling house and land connected therewith to my son John Clarke for his life and after his death to his widow if she be then alive, until she marries again, When she marries, if she so does, or if both parties die, the house and land is to revert to my son Thomas Clarke.

I bequeath the plot of land east of my dwelling house to my son Thomas Clarke

I bequeath the plot of land to the South of my dwelling house to my son James Clarke and my daughter Hannah Vaughan to be held by them as tenants in common.

I bequeath all monies which or other securities which I may possess at the time of my death to my four children Hannah Vaughan John Clarke James Clarke and Thomas Clarke to be realized and divided equally between them.

I appoint John Clarke executor of this my Will.

ELLEN her X mark CLARKE.

Signed by the testatrix as and for her last will and testament by making her mark in presence of us who in her presence and in the presence of each other hereunto subscribe our names as witnesses.

T. P. Halley. P. J. Shea.

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

(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
Fiat Feby 28/27. Warren J. Probate granted to John Clarke Feby 28/27. Estate sworn at $100.00

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