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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 87-88 probate year 1910

Will of George Mugford


In The name of God Amen. I George Mugford being Sick but of sound mind and understanding I dispose of my wordly effects in the following manner I will and bequeath to my wife Lavinia the Dwelling House House hold effects the two Kitchens gardens also the garden south of the Railw track as long as she lives a widow in my name or remove to any other house and after her decease or removal it is to become the proptery of my son Johi John is to look to the welfare of His mother for her part of the proptery

I also will to William on half the undivided land Sout of the fence and room to plant two Barrels of potatoes for his own use at the sout end of the garden and if he chose to build a House he is to have a building lot next to Ernest

also I will to Ernest the piece of Grown that I gave him and to take Thirty five feet back from the sout end of his House for stabel and cellar room the same breath as he now claim also the easternmost half of the undivided land also he is to have the use of clared land enoug in the back garden to plant one Barrel of potatoes until he get enough of his own fenced and clared

I also will to my son John the front garden also the small garden down by the Brook also Horse and Harnesses carriage cart dray wheels plough snow Slide carpenters tools gun and watch all farming utensils stabel cellar outhouse and all my moveable effects I make him my sole successor and claimant if he should build a dwelling House he can remove the old one and build in the same place on the same conditions the road trough the gardens to the back land is to remain as now the land if for their use and their Heirs forever for generations to come and Should my wife remove to any other house she is forbiden to take anything only her own clothing

Ernest is to use the Hors and gear to do the work about his ground also William is to have the free use of the Horse and Gear to do his work and to earn anything that may come in his way

I also will to my two daughters Jessie and Sarah Jane Fifty cents each which John is to pay (and to John I will one Hundred and Twenty dollars) any other money leaved after my funeral expense is paid is for my wife Lavinia and all money received from the Sale of produce is for her own use and at her disposal

Signed published and declared by the Testator as 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 subscribed our names as witness I also appoint Aubary Newell to be my executor to this my last will and Testament signed Sealed George Mugford (LS) witnesses Aubrey Newell George Ralph.

Certified correct,
D. M. Browning

(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
Fiat C. J. Feb 20/10 Probate Mar 1/10 granted to Aubrey Newell Estate sworn at $300.00

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