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 455-456 probate year 1912

Will of Joseph Johnson


This is the last will and Testament of me Joseph Johnson of Jobs Cove Conception Bay made this Sixth Day of November nineteen hundred and eleven and by this will I annul all previous wills made by me.

I give and bequeath to my two sons Noah and William Robert Johnson their heirs or assigns all my real estate lands houses chattels fishing room and property whatever and where ever situated to be equally divided among them share and share alike with the proviso that they agree to share without dispute or envy as both of them shall mutually agree to

Further I charge them both with the care and support of their mother my wife Charlotte out of the property each one to do an equal part towards her support and comfort as long as she shall live. Should either refuse to help support their mother then out of such and ones share Charlotte my wife is to obtain enough to half supply her common want.

Further as long as the old dwelling house remains with its furniture and contents it is the property of my wife Charlotte until my son William chose to take it down to use it in the buildings of another house in that case Charlotte will chose herself which of her sons she will make her home with

I hereby appoint A. G. Hudson and Noah Johnson my son as Executors Joseph his x mark Johnson witness A. G. Hudson Signed in our presence who in his presence and in the presence of each other and at the same time subscribe our names as witnesses witnesses John H. Johnson Woodbine his x mark Johnson witness A.G. Hudson

Certified correct,
D. M. Browning

(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
Fiat May 3/12 C. J. Probate June 13/12 granted to Allan G. Hudson & Noah Johnson Estate sworn at $300.00

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