Transcribed by Judy Benson
While I have endeavored to be as correct as humanly possible, there could be some typographical errors

Newfoundland will books volume 7 pages 354 & 355 probate year 1904.

Will of Jacob White

The last will and testament of Jacob White, late of Loo. Cove Bonavista Bay, Planter deceased.

This is the last will and testament of me Jacob White of Loo Cove near Greenspond Planter deceased

1. I give to my three sons Noah, Jacob, and Edgar the sum of seven hundred dollars in equal shares between them

2. All money in the hands of Bowring Brothers Limited (with the exception of sufficient to bury me decently) I give to my two sons Henry and Baxter in equal shares

3. I give devise and bequeath the big house together with the household goods and furniture therein to my wife Louisa White and to my two sons Edgar and Garland in equal shares and I direct that my said wife shall have the right to live in said house during her natural life

4. The other house I bequeath to my son Henry for ever

5. The house on the point I bequeath to my son Baxter for ever

6. I bequeath my fishing room stage store and flakes, to all my sons (except Baxter) in equal shares

7. I direct that my boat and trap shall be sold and that my son Henry shall have the first chance to purchase same. The purchase money shall be divided equally between my sons Noah and Jacob

8. I direct that my tools spyglass ???kpot and other utensils shall be equally and amicably divided among all my sons

9. I give to my wife Louisa White my life insurance of $1000.00 and desire that she shall pay to my father $10.00 and to my sisters Sarah and Esther $5.00 each

10. I give my watch to my son Edgar

11. Anything not hereinbefore disposed of I give to my wife and I appoint my wife sole executrix of this my will

Jacob his X mark White

Witnesses (both present at same time and the above will having first been read and explained

D. Morrison John McGillivray

I certify the foregoing to be a correct copy of the last will of Jacob White

D. M. Browning


(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)Fiat

11 April 1904

Emerson J.

Letters of Probate
granted on the
5th day of May
1904 to
Louisa White
the executor

Estate sworn
at $2685.00

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