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 12 page 260 probate year 1922

Will of Philip Bennett


This is the last will and testament of me, Philip Bennett of St. Johnís, Machinist.

1. I hereby revoke all former wills by me at any time made and make and declare this to be my last will and testament.

2. I appoint my wife, Martha Bennett, sole Executrix of this my last will.

3. I give, devise and bequeath to my daughter, Eliza Violet Bennett the sum of Two hundred and fifty dollars, this amount to be invested for her in only an absolutely safe manner. It should be just and proper to use this money for her education.

4. All the rest, residue and remainder of my property, namely, my house, furniture and insurance, I give, devise and bequeath to my said wife Martha Bennett, to be her sole property.

In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand at St. Johnís this 5th day of April, 1922. PHILIP his X mark BENNETT Signed Published and Declared by the testator as and for his last will and testament in the presence of us, who present at the same time and in his presence and in the presence of each other have hereunto subscribed our names as witnesses, the said will having first been read over and explained. Elijah Bishop Engineer Mundy Pond Road. Leslie R. Curtis of St. Johnís Solicitor.

William F. Lloyd
Registrar of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland

(Listed in the Margin next to this will the following)
Fiat Sept 13/22 Horwood C. J.
Probate granted to Martha Bennett. Sept 16/22 Estate sworn at $1966.00

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