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 10 page 389 probate year 1916

Will of John P. Jeans


This is the last will and testament of me, John P. Jeans of Saint Johnís in the Island of Newfoundland, retired Customs Officer:

1. I appoint my daughter Beatrice Jeans sole executor to this my will.

2. I give devise and bequeath my dwelling house on Prescott Street to my two daughters Clara Noseworthy wife of Matthew Noseworthy of Saint Johnís and the said Beatrice Jeans as tenants in common.

3. I give and bequeath to my said daughter Beatrice Jeans all the rest residue and remainder of my property estate and effects of every description including moneys. Witness my hand at Saint Johnís aforesaid this 4th day of April Anno Domini one thousand nine hundred and eleven. J.P. Jeans. Signed published and declared by the said testator as and for his last will and testament in the presence of us who at his request in his presence and in the presence of each other (all present at the same time) have hereunto subscribed our names as witnesses. W.OíD. Kelly. K. Sinnott.

Correct, Charles H. Emerson Registrar of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland (Listed in the margin next to this will the following) Fiat May 11/16 C.J. Probate May 22/16 granted to Beatrice Taylor Estate sworn at $2080.00

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