Transcribed by Judy Benson
While I have endeavored to be as correct as humanly possible, there could be some typographical errors
Newfoundland will books volume 12 page 302 probate year 1923
|Will of James Stowe|
|In re JAMES STOWE. DECEASED.
This is the last Will and Testament of me James Stowe, of St. Johnís in the Island of Newfoundland, Carpenter.
I hereby revoke all former wills and testamentary dispositions by me at any time heretofore made and declare this to be my last Will.
I desire that all my just debts and testamentary expenses be first paid out of my estate.
I give to my brother Richard the sum of Seven hundred and fifty dollars ($750.00).
I give to my brother Samuel the sum of Seven hundred and fifty dollars ($750.00)
I give to Jane, the daughter of my brother Richard, the sum of Five hundred dollars ($500.00).
I give to Sarah Stowe, the widow of my late brother Eli, the sum of Two hundred and fifty dollars ($250.00).
I give to Margaret Stowe, the widow of my late brother Fred, the sun of Two hundred and dollars ($250.00).
I give to my housekeeper, Mrs. Gertrude Kirby, the sum of One Hundred dollars ($100.00).
I give the residue of my estate and effects to Richard Stowe, and I appoint my brother, Samuel Stowe, the Executor of this my last Will and Testament.
In Witness Whereof I have hereunto set my hand at St. Johnís aforesaid this 5th day of December in the year of Our Lord One thousand Nine hundred and twenty two.
Signed Published and Declared by the said Testator as and for his last Will and Testament in the presence of us, both present at the same time who in his presence and at his request have hereunto subscribed our names as witnesses attesting the due execution hereof. Lucretia Osmond. Fred. R. Emerson.
William F. Lloyd
Registrar of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland
(Listed in the Margin next to this will the following
Fiat Jany 25/23