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 300-301 probate year 1907

Will of James Avery


This is the last will and Testament of me James Avery of St. Johnís Warehouse Keeper hereby revoking all former and other wills by me at anytime made

First I give and bequeath to my grand daughter Pearl daughter of my daughter Eliza my Organ -

Second to my daughter Amelia my Chiffonier and watch

Third to my daughter Cecilia my Dwelling house situate on Walshs square off signal Hill Road.

Fourth to my daughter Eliza my Parlor Lamp bed, and bedding.

Fifth I also give to my said daughter Eliza all the rest residue and remainder of the property of which I shall die possessed of every nature and kind whatsoever subject to the payment of my just debts funeral and Testamentary expenses.

Sixth I appoint my son-in-law Isaac Snow sole executor hereto St. Johnís May 25th 1907 James Avery signed published and declared by the said Testator as and for his last will and Testament in our presence who in his presence at his request and in the presence of each other subscribe our names as witnesses hereto F.S. Knight Chas. H. Hutchings

Certified correct, D. M. Browning Registrar
(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
Fiat June 19. 07 C.J. Probate June 24/07 granted to Isaac Snow Estate sworn at $1330.00

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