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 9 pages 217-218 probate year 1911

Will of Thomas Tobin


This is the last will and testament of me, Thomas Tobin at present of Maddox Cove, near Petty Harbor, in the Island of Newfoundland, fisherman, made this 8th day of June A.D. 1908

1. I give, devise and bequeath to Philip Madden, with whom I now reside, all the property of every description whatsoever of which I shall die possessed and particularly all that land situate at Maddox Cove aforesaid, and bounded on the north by the widow Madden's Land, on the east by the main road, on the south by land of Paul Madden, and on the west by the main river running through Maddox Cove; Also another piece of land bounded on the north by land of Patrick Healy, on the east by land of Patrick Hanniford, on the west by Patrick Hanniford and on the south by the road going to the wharf: Also all that piece of land bounded on the south by land of Thomas Healy, on the north by a hill, on the east by Luke Madden's land, and on the west by Martin Madden's land: To Have and To Hold the said several pieces or parcels of land unto the said Philip Madden, his executors, administrators and assigns for ever.

2. I appoint the said Philip Madden sole executor of this my last will and testament, hereby revoking all other and former wills that may have been made by me. In Testimony whereof I have hereunto subscribed my hand, by affixing my mark, at Maddox Cove aforesaid, the day and year first above written. Thomas x Tobin 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 hands subscribed as witnesses. James Brien Martin Madden

Certified correct, D. M. Browning
(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
Fiat Feb. 4/11 C.J. Probate Mar 4/11 granted to Philip Madden Estate sworn at $200.00

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