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


Will of Samuel Ashton Eales from Newfoundland will books volume 10 pages 218-219 probate year 1914

In re     SAMUEL A. EALES deceased

    This is the last will and testament of me, Samuel Ashton Eales, of St. Johnís Farmer.
First, it is my will and desire that my executrix hereinafter named shall see that all my just debts, funeral and testamentary expenses are first paid.
Secondly, I give, devise and bequeath to my wife, Sarah Anne Eales, and my daughter, Jessie Eales, all my farm and other lands situate on the north side of the Topsail Road; together with the dwelling house now occupied by me, and all the furniture and utensils contained therein; also the barns and outhouses; also all farming utensils and all the live stock on the said farm; for their support and maintenance, to be divided equally between them.
Thirdly, I give devise and bequeath to my said wife, Sarah Anne Eales, and my said daughter, Jessie Eales, all moneys which I may have deposited in any of the Banks or otherwise invested at the time of my death, to be divided equally between them, share and share alike.
Fourthly, I give, devise and bequeath to my daughter, Fanny, wife of Henry Cowen, All that piece or parcel of land situate on the south side of the Topsail Road, immediately opposite my said dwelling house, for her sole and separate use.
Fifthly, I hereby constitute and appoint my daughter, Jessie Eales, to be the executrix of this my last will and testament, hereby revoking all other and former wills that may have been made by him.     In testimony whereof I have hereunto subscribed my hand at St. Johnís this 24th day of July A.D. 1911.     Samuel A. Eales.     Signed by the said testator as and for his last will and testament, in the presence of us, who in his presence, at his request and in the presence of each other have hereunto our names subscribed as witnesses, Henry Cowan.     F.G. Morris.

(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
May 9/14
May 12/14
granted to
Jessie Eales
Estate sworn
at $3000.00

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