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 273-274 probate year 1911
Will of Fanny Clarke |
IN RE: FANNY CLARKE. DECEASED
I Fanny Clark of Brigus Conception Bay in the Island of Newfoundland being of sound mind do make this my last will and Testament on this tenth day of March A.D. one thousand nine hundred and three.
To my two grandchildren Florence Hampton and Sidney Bearns Hampton I do give and bequeath equally to each all my personal belongings that I may die possessed of and which now consists of Five hundred dollars on deposit in the Bank of Montreal St. John's; an also the following goods and chattels being my own personal property and enumerated as follows viz:- All my clothing Two Large trunks one small trunk. Two Large baskets one Large Motto one picture All my enlarged pictures Two small brackets two small vases one tool rack one coal vase and shovel Two teapot cozies Two Lamp mats one large Lamp Two brackets one couch known as the one I bought from Mr John Clarke. One set of white china with gold stripe. One dozen cups. One doz small plates one slop basin one milk jug Three bread plates one dinner set one doz. Large plates one meat dish Four vegetable dishes four glass dishes one water Kettle one teapot one half doz silver spoons one picke fork one sugar spoon one half doz. silver forks one half doz tea spoons. Two picke dishes. Two salt stands Two silver coloured vases and a lot of small pictures on the mantle Four china cups and two saucers. One bread plate. One sugar basin known as my mothers one doz mahogany rings all my window Lace and damask. My Knitted quilt and knitted toilet covers all my pillow slips, sheets table cloths and patched quilts all the dishes on the kitchen shelves. One sewing machine Three gold rings.
To my step granddaughter Louisa Smith I give and bequeath my gold watch Locket and chain. The five hundred dollars herein mentioned on deposit in the Bank of Montreal and all the goods and chattels above enumerated are my own private property and not in any the estate or part of the estate of my late husband Moses Clark I do appoint Jonathan Noseworthy of St. John's sole executor of this my last will and Testament In witness whereof I hereto subscribe and set my name on the day and date first above written Fanny Clarke Signed in presence of W. E. Thorne George Hampton
Made signed and witnessed at St John's on the tenth day of March A.D. one thousand nine hundred and three
D. M. Browning
(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
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