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

Another transcription of this will may be found here : Frederick Martin

Newfoundland will books volume 13 pages 26-27 probate year 1924

Will of Frederick Martin


This is the last will and Testament of me, Frederick Martin, Marine Engineer, at present resident at 10 Allan's Square, St. John's , Newfoundland .

1. I hereby revoke all former wills by me at any time made and declare this to be my last will and testament.

2. I hereby appoint my wife, Elizabeth Martin, to be the sole executrix hereof.

3. I give, devise and bequeath my piano to my daughter, Winnifred Martin.

4. I give, devise and bequeath all the property belonging to me of any nature and kind situate in the town of Harbor Grace to my children, Ernest Martin, Ronald Martin and Winnifred Martin, the said property to be sold and the net proceeds of the said sale to be divided equally between them.

5. I give, devise and bequeath all my household furniture and effects except only the piano referred to in paragraph 3 hereof to my beloved wife, Elizabeth Martin, absolutely.

6. I give, devise and bequeath my lease-hold property consisting of dwelling house and premises known as No. 10 Allan's Square to my wife, Elizabeth Martin, for her life and on her death to my daughter Winnifred Martin, until the marriage of the said Winnifred Martin, and on the death of my said wife and the marriage my said daughter Winnifred Martin I direct that the said dwelling house shall be sold and the net proceeds divided amongst those of my children who survive my wife and the marriage of my said daughter.

7. All the rest, residue and remainder, if any, of my property, goods, chattels and effects, of whatsoever nature and kind and wheresoever situate I give, devise and bequeath to those of my children who survive me in equal shares.

IN WITNESSS WHEREOF I have hereunto subscribed my hand this 8th day of May, A. D. 1917. Frederick Martin LS

Signed by the said testator as and for his last will and testament in the presence of us, who in the presence of the said testator and in the presence of each other have hereunto subscribed our names as witnesses.

Louise Saunders, of St. John's , clerk to R A Squires

Richard Andrew Squires, of St. John's, Solicitor.

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

(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
Fiat Nov 6/24 Kent J. Probate granted to Elizabeth Martin Nov 6/24 Estate Sworn at $1450.00

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