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 8 pages 597-598 probate year 1909

Will of Emma Lay Parmiter


This is the last will & Testament of Emma Lay Parmiter I being in good health & in my right mind do hereby bequeath my property as follows: -

  • To my daughter Mrs. Joseph King her fathers picture.
  • To Daisy my youngest daughter the large bed bolster with one pillow and also the organ.
  • To my daughter Emily one small feather bed with mattress.
  • For Bessie two feather pillows,
  • to Minnie two ornaments,
The House, land & furniture not mentioned in the preceding is to be sold and the money is to be divided equally amongst the members of the family. The members of my family are William Geo Lay. Mrs. Fred Hiscock (Minnie). Mrs. Joseph King (Ida) Mrs. Edward Carberry (Bessie) Emily Lay. Daisy Lay. I appoint my sister Mrs William English as Executrix with my daughter Mrs. E. G. Carberry Signed Mrs. Emma (Lay) Parmiter witnesses Fred. R Matthews Andrew Luscombe Archibald his x mark Pike 2. Belvidere Street St. Johnís May 4th 1909

Certified correct, D. M. Browning Registrar
(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
Fiat July 23/09 C.J. Probate granted to Martha English and Elizabeth Carberry on the July 21/09 Estate sworn at $700.00

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