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 page 487 probate year 1908

Will of John Crowdell


This is the last will and Testament of me John Crowdell of the Freshwater road in west End of St. Johnís Farmer -

I give devise and bequeath to my sister Mary Ann Fitzgerald of St. Johnís widow a piece of Cultivated land containing two acres on the north side of the Freshwater Road and bounded by land of W.P. Walsh and Duffs land. I direct my executor hereinafter named to have a High Mass Celebrated for the repose of my soul. The rest and residue of my Estate I give devise and bequeath to my wife Margaret Crowdell during her lifetime and after her death the same is to be equally divided between my three sisters Mary Ann Fitzgerald widow Margaret Cole married woman and Bride Halley married woman

I appoint my nephew John Fitzgerald executor of this my will. Dated at St. Johnís this 21st day of February 1908 (sgd) John Crowdell Signed by the said Testator as and for his last will and Testament in the presence of us who in his presence and in the presence of each other have hereunto subscribed our names as witnesses Thomas Fennessy George T. Carty

Certified correct, D. M. Browning Registrar
(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
Fiat Nov. 18/08 C.J. Probate Nov 18/08 granted to John M Fitzgerald Estate sworn at $1522.00

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