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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 436 -437 probate year 1908

Will of John Finn

In re: JOHN FINN DECEASED

This is the last will and Testament of me John Finn of Saint Johnís Newfoundland Cooper I hereby revoke all other wills by me at any time heretofore made I direct that my debts and funeral and testamentary expenses be paid I give devise and bequeath unto my wife Louisa Finn all that piece or parcel of leasehold land together with the Dwelling house thereon now occupied by me and a tenant situate on the north side of Job Street To Hold the same unto my said wife absolutely for ever

I give devise and bequeath unto my Executrix hereinafter named all That piece or parcel of land together with the dwelling house thereon comprising two tenements situate on the East side of Barterís Hill In Trust for the sole use and benefit of my said wife Louisa Finn during her life and after her death for the sole use and benefit of my niece Mrs. William Mullins absolutely forever

I give devise and bequeath to my nephew James Finn all that piece or parcel of land together with the building thereon comprising four tenements situate on the North side of Finnís Lane To Hold the same unto my said nephew James Finn forever.

And all the rest of my Estate lands houses furniture moneys securities for moneys goods chattels and effects whatsoever and wheresoever situate or being I give devise and bequeath to my said wife Louisa Finn absolutely forever and I appoint my said wife Louisa Finn to be the Executrix of this my will. Dated at St. Johnís aforesaid this 30th day of March Anno Domini One thousand nine hundred and eight (sgd) John his x mark Finn Signed (by making his mark) Published and declared by the said testator John Finn as his last will and testament in our presence who in his presence and the presence of each other all being present at the said time have hereto subscribed our names as witnesses the said will having been first read over and explained to the said John Finn who seemed perfectly to understand the same F.A. Mews Solicitor Patrick Shortall

Certified correct, D. M. Browning Registrar
(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
Fiat June 17/08 Emerson J Probate June 20/08 granted to Louisa Finn Estate sworn at $1550.00

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