NL GenWeb Wills


Transcribed by Judy Benson & Ivy Benoit. While I have endeavored to be as correct as humanly possible, there may be typographical errors

Newfoundland will books volume 11 page 60 probate year 1918.

Will of Eric S. Martin

In re:    ERIC MARTIN   DECEASED.

Fort George Scotland Feb. 2nd /15 last will of Eric S. Martin.

To father. I leave all money I had in Newfoundland Savings Bank up to August 31st /14 also Watch Chain. To Mother. I bequeath a third of the allotment of the money I earned in Nfld Contingent at present held by Miss Lettie Martin also a dressing case formerly a present from a lady friend, Mother I never forgott you but Walton is best to have my personal belongings, To Lettie also I leave a third of money now held by her also all the woodwork I made at Manual Training for her future house, to Meta I also leave a third of the money held by Lettie, also all Music Books I process. To Walton [my only Brother] I leave my share in ground formally owned by A.S. Windsor now owned by my Father and myself also all my personal belongings, including shop tools, except those especially bequeath above. Signed Eric S. Martin

Correct Charles H. Emerson
Registrar of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland.

(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)

Fiat Dec 29/17 Kent J. adm cta Jan 4/18 granted to Alfred A. Martin Estate sworn at $529.76

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Additional information by Geoff Martin:

Eric Shannon Martin was a son of Alfred A. Martin and Jessie Everett of St. Johnís. He refers to a brother Walton in the will. Walton Harold Martin volunteered to serve during WWI and died in St. Johnís in 1937.

More on brother Walton from "The Daily News" -   1  |  2