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 7 page 422 probate year 1905

Will of John Baird


This is the last will and testament of me John Baird of St. John's Laborer I give devise and bequeath unto my eldest daughter Elizabeth now the wife of Timothy O'Brien all my leasehold property consisting of one dwelling house situate on Hamilton Street and Browns as no. 21 in said street to hold the same in trust for the maintenance - support and livelihood of my two daughters Mary Baird and Agnes Baird, and after their death to hold the same for her own use and benefit forever absolutely - I appoint my sa id daughter Elizabeth O'Brien sole executrix of this my will

In witness whereof I have hereunto subscribed and set my hand this eighth day of July A.D. one thousand nine hundred and two.

John his X mark Baird.

Signed by the said Testator John Baird as and for his last will and testament in the presence of us who at his request and in his sight and presence and in the presence of each other have subscribed our names as witnesses. The same having been first read over and explained to the said John Baird, and he seemed to perfectly understand the same.

Jas. J. Collins Notary Public John Channing Cabman.

This is to certify the foregoing to be a correct copy of the last will and Testament of John Baird
D. M. Browning

(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
Jan. 22.05
Horwood C.J.
Probate granted to Elizabeth O'Brien
on the 23rd day of January AD 1905

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