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 8 pages 351-352 probate year 1907

Will of Thomas Granter


I Thomas Granter of Greenspond Bonavista Bay Newfoundland being of sound mind & memory do make & publish this as my last will & testament hereby revoking all other & former wills & testaments heretofore or at any time by me made I hereby appoint Samuel Blandford and Nathaniel Saunders: to be executors of my will

I hereby bequeath & devise to my son William all my land & property now in my possession including flake two stores, stage & dwelling house: & nets & all other appurtenances

I hereby bequeath & devise to my son Joseph my land & house now in the possession of the aforesaid Joseph & situate on the western side of what is commonly called the brook.

I hereby give devise & bequeath to my son William two thirds of whatever money I shall be possessed after all my personal debts & expenses be paid & on conditions hereinafter stated

I hereby give devise & bequeath to my son Joseph the remaining one third of whatever money I possess after all my just debts & expenses are paid

I hereby stipulate as the aforementioned condition to my son William, that the sum of fifty dollars be given out of the two third part being Williams share; to my grand child Muriel: and on this condition being fulfilled do I give to William the aforesaid two thirds parts I hereby devise & bequeath to my grandchild Muriel my bed & bedding. I hereby give devise & bequeath all my clothing & apparel to be equally divided between my sons William & Joseph

I hereby direct my said executors to pay all my just debts & funeral expenses as soon as possible after my decease In witness whereof I have hereto set my hand March 10th 1902 Thomas his X mark Granter witness of above signature S. A. Dawson Signed sealed & delivered by said Thomas Granter as & for his last will & testament in the presence of us present at the same time who at his request in his presence & in the presence of each other have hereunto subscribed our names March 10th 1902. Samuel Blandford Jr. Nathaniel Saunders

Certified correct, D. M. Browning Registrar
(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
Fiat Dec 11/07 Emerson J Probate Dec. 11. 07 granted to Samuel Blandford Nathaniel Parsons Estate sworn at $2270.00

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