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 13 page 453 probate year 1926

Will of John Joseph Grangel


This is the last Will and Testament of me John Joseph Grangel of Topsail Road in the Electoral District of St. John's West, in the Island of Newfoundland Farmer.

I give devise and bequeath unto my son Patrick Grangel all and singular my lands houses property and effects of every description, that I may die possessed of, to hold the same in his own right absolutely and forever. Subject nevertheless to the following terms and conditions.

First, that he shall maintain and support my daughter Mary Ellen until such time as she shall marry, when all obligation for such support and maintenance shall cease.
And Second upon the condition that should my son Daniel, who is now absent from the Colony, return to Newfoundland, and should he desire it, he (the said Patrick) shall convey to him one quarter of an acre of the land hereby devised, situate on Topsail Road.

I hereby nominate and appoint the said Patrick Grangel as sole Executor of this my said Will.

In witness whereof I the said John Joseph Grangel have hereunto my hand subscribed and set at St. John's aforesaid this 25th day of August Anno Domini One thousand nine hundred and five.


Signed by the said John Joseph Grangel as and for his last Will and Testament in the presence of us, both present at the same time, who in his presence and in the presence of each other have hereunto subscribed our names as witnesses. (Having first been read over and explained to the said Testator who appeared to thoroughly understand the same)
Edward H. Davey. )
William Anthony. )Witnesses.

CORRECT. William F. Lloyd Registrar of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland.

(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
Fiat Oct 13/26 Warren J. Probate granted to Patrick Grangel. Oct 15/26 Estate sworn at $1000.00

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