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 311 probate year 1915
Will of John Syme |
In re: JOHN SYME . DECEASED.
(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
30th December 1905. In the name of God Amen. Know all men by these presents that I John Syme Broker St. Johnís Newfd land being of sound mind & desirous of leaving my affairs in good order in the event of my death do hereby leave and bequeath all my property of every kind & description Cash loads, shares, debts etc to my dear wife Elizabeth Mackeen Syme for the benefit of herself and the two children Archibald & Mary & for their proper upbringing & education.
After paying my funeral expenses & debts and if it is not done before my death I recommend that the farm property be sold and distributed in ten & one half shares one share each going to Mrs. W. P. Rogerson, Charley, Quint & Tom. Willís share going towards paying off the indebtedness to my brother Campbell which was contracted to complete his medical studies & as security for which my brother holds my Life Insurance policy for £1000 stg & profits with the Scottish Union & provincial the other shares in the property belong to myself & by purchase from Frank & Graham-
In reference to the house & grounds of Summerlea Lizzie can sell or use it as she may think best Witness my hand this 30th day of December 1905. J. Syme. Ronald Lillie, Witness.
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