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 12 page 83 probate year 1921

Will of John Porter


This is the last will & testament of me John Porter, farmer of Manuels, Conception Bay Newfoundland. I do devise and bequeath to my wife Sarah, on the conditions hereafter mentioned, all my Land. This House I now inhabit, my Stable, my Cellar, my Household furniture, farming implements, and whatsoever I shall die possessed of, to possess and enjoy during the term of her natural life But, should she marry again, I devise and bequeath all my aforesaid property to my son Ermine, himself, his heirs and successors. In any case should my son Ermine attain the age of 21 years, he shall, even if my wife survives, come into possession of all my property, above mentioned to be his, his heirs & Successors Should my said wife have still survived, have remained unmarried, upon my said son Ermine reaching the age of twenty one years, and entering into possession of the above mentioned property bequeathed to him, he shall give her a home, and provide for her wants, during her natural term of life. But should my said son Ermine have deceased before attaining the age of 21 years, my wife aforesaid, should she still be living and have remained unmarried, shall continue in the possession and enjoyment of my aforementioned property till her death & while she remain unmarried. But should she have married or deceased, all my property aforesaid shall be divided equally between my daughters then surviving to be theirs their heirs & successors. I do appoint Joseph Porter, and Herbert Eason Executors of this my last Will & Testament, as witness my hand & signature this 27th day of February A.D. 1913 JOHN PORTER

Signed in the presence of us, who in the Testatorís presence & in the presence of each other, do now affix our names this 27th day of Feb: 1913, at Manuels C. B. N.F.L.D. John X Smith Manuel X Smith


William F. Lloyd

Registrar of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland

(Listed in the Margin next to this will the following)

Fiat Aug 30/21

Kent J.

Probate granted

to Joseph Porter

& Herbert Eason

Aug 30/21.

Estate sworn

at $444.00

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