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Transcribed by Judy Benson & Ivy Benoit. While we have endeavored to be as correct as humanly possible, there could be some typographical errors

Newfoundland will books volume 7 pages 540 to 542 probate year 1906.

Will of Mary Wilson

In re: MARY WILSON. DECEASED.

This is the last will and testament of me Mary Wilson of St. Johnís in the Island of Newfoundland widow hereby revoking all former and testamentary dispositions by me made and declaring this and none other to be my last will and testament

I give devise and bequeath to Madge Wilson Lash daughter of William Herbert Lash at present of Montreal in the Dominion of Canada the dwelling house which I now reside in being No 49 and situate on Longs Hill in the town of St. Johnís aforesaid together with my leasehold interest in the land upon which the said house stands with the lands appurtenant

It is my will and desire and I declare that my executor shall sell and convert into money my property, situate on Stephenís Street in the town of St. Johnís aforesaid and shall divide the proceeds of such sale of said property (less any expenses) in equal shares to Effie Forest, Joseph Forest and James Forest children of Effie and Thomas Forest station master at Castle Bank Fairlee Scotland

I give devise and bequeath to George Herbert lash and Adele Marianne Lash children of William Herbert Lash aforesaid my Gower Street property (the said property being now in the occupancy of one AW Parsons as tenant) to hold the same in equal proportions or shares

I give devise and bequeath the picture of my late husband Joseph Wilson (and the frame) to Effie Forrest wife of Thomas Forest aforesaid

I give devise and bequeath the oil painting of Placentia (and the frame) to Bridget Connolly daughter of Michael Connolly of St. Johnís aforesaid butcher

I give devise and bequeath the picture of Miss. Hunter to Mrs. Stein wife of Robert Stein of St. Johnís aforesaid mechanical engineer

I give devise and bequeath my blue china tea set to Mrs. Eliza Haviland Edgar of St. Johnís aforesaid milliner

It is my will and desire that all my household furniture and effects (same and except as to the bequests hereinbefore mentioned) shall be sold and out of the proceeds of such sale the sum of sixty dollars shall be paid to the Very Revd. Dean Ryan for Masses and

I further will and direct that the sum realized for the folding bed shall be paid to the Rev. Archdeacon OíNeil for Masses for my sister Ann Keilly

I give devise and bequeath the sum of two hundred dollars to my cousin Kate Rawlins of Oke Street Boston in the United States of America (the said sum of two hundred dollars shall be paid out of the amount due to me under mortgage by David Thistle)

I give devise and bequeath the residue and remainder of my estate (after having paid my funeral and testamentary expenses and debts and also the erection of a tombstone) of every nature and kind whatsoever unto William Herbert Lash in trust for Anita(?) Reynolds Lash daughter of William Herbert Lash aforesaid

I appoint Sydney D. Blandford of St. Johnís aforesaid Solicitor executor of this my last will and testament and I also appoint him Solicitor of my estate.

In witness whereof I have hereunto my hand subscribed this ninth day of September Anno Domini one thousand nine hundred and four

Mary Wilson

Signed by the said Mary Wilson as her last will and testament in the presence of us who in her presence at her request and in the presence of each other have hereunto subscribed our names as witnesses

Alexander Robertson A. Stewart Pike

I certify the foregoing to be a correct copy of the last will and testament of Mary Wilson

D. M. Browning
Registrar

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

Fiat Nov 12 1904 Johnson J. Probate granted on the 25th day of January AD 1906 to Sydney D. Blandford $2075.00


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