Transcribed by Judy Benson & Ivy Benoit. While we have endeavored to be as correct as humanly possible, there could be some typographical errors
Will of George Veitch from Newfoundland will books volume 10 pages 480-481 probate year 1917
In re |
GEORGE VEITCH deceased.
In the name of God Amen. I George Veitch of the town
of Holyrood Electoral District of Harbor Main Hotel Keeper being of sound and disposing mind
and memory do make publish and declare this my last will and testament hereby revoking all
former wills and testamentary dispositions heretofore at any time by me made.
I hereby give devise and bequeath to my beloved wife Ann Veitch (1) All
those pieces of land lying between the “Scraps” or “Ridge” and the waters of the harbor (2)
All my dwelling house household furniture and household effects (3) All my Cellar, store and
dairy and one-half my Barn, and (4) Six head of cattle, all my sheep, pigs and poultry to have
and to hold during her life and to will and dispose of to who best deserves and merits from
Codicil This is a codicil to the last will and testament of me George Veitch of Holyrood District of Harbor Main Hotel Keeper which bears date July the eleventh A.D. 1912 Whereas by my said will I have given legacies to my beloved wife Ann Veitch now deceased I hereby revoke the said legacies to her given and give devise and bequeath them all and singular to my beloved son William Veitch instead. I also give devise and bequeath to Right Rev. Monsignor Veitch forty dollars for Requiem Masses for my own and wife’s Ann Veitch’s soul and sixty dollars for High and Low Masses for our souls (wife & Mine) additional. I appoint Richard Dwyer, sole executor and in all other respects I do confirm my said will. In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand this 22nd day of November A.D. 1913. George Veitch. Witnesses Richard Dwyer Matthew Hawco.