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Will of Kenneth Morris from Newfoundland will books volume 10 pages 484-485 probate year 1917

 In re
    KENNETH MORRIS deceased.

    Last will and testament of Kenneth Morris Lower Island Cove Newfoundland     I Kenneth Morris of Lower Island Cove, in the district of Bay de Verde, Colony of Newfoundland, being of lawful age, sound mind, memory and understanding, do make my last will and testament in manner and form following, and all other wills made by me are hereby annulled:-
    First, I give, devise and bequeath to my nephew Roland Kenneth Morris, the sum of Four hundred dollars ($400.00 now deposited in the Bank of Montreal, St. Johnís, Newfoundland, the same shall be at the time of my death, upon the following conditions:-     The amount of Four hundred dollars ($400.00) is to remain in the Bank of Montreal St. Johnís bearing interest until the said Roland Kenneth Morris has attained sufficient education to attend a college or university at St. Johnís.     Upon his having passed at least the Intermediate Grade of the Council of Higher Education (or some equivalent examination) and having satisfied my executor that he is to attend college (the Methodist College, St. Johnís) the said amount of $400.00 shall be paid over to the guardian of the said Roland Kenneth Morris in installments to wit: Fifty dollars ($500.00) at the beginning of the school year, Fifty dollars ($50.00) at Christmas and Fifty dollars ($50.00) at Easter, of each year while attending College for three years.     The interest which must be compounded, is calculated to meet the deficit of ($50.00)     Should the said Roland Kenneth Morris be unable for any reason whatsoever, to comply with the foregoing conditions, the said amount ($400.00) with compound interest shall be transferred to my nephew Kenneth Morris son of my brother William John upon the said conditions as aforesaid.     In case of both failing to comply, the full amount ($400.00) shall be divided equally amongst my brothers.
    Second. I give devise and bequeath to my nephew, Joseph Allen Morris, all my books and my sash and apron of Royal Black Knights of Ireland, the same shall be at the time of my death.
    Third. I give devise and bequeath to my brother Herbert, his heirs and assigns forever, all my clothing and personal property, not otherwise mentioned in this will, the same shall be at the time of my death.
    Fourth I give, devise and bequeath to my brother Benjamin, his heirs and assigns forever, my rifle, the same shall be at the time of my death.
    Fifth. I give, devise and bequeath to my nephew William John, son of my brother Benjamin, all my remaining money which may be deposited to my credit at any Bank or in any place whatsoever, to be used solely for his education, the same shall be at the time of my death.
    Sixth I give, devise and bequeath, to Ephraim Sparkes, his heirs and assigns forever, my L.O.A. Badge. The same shall be at the time of my death.
    Seventh. I give, devise and bequeath to my nephew Kenneth Rogers son of my sister Sophie, of North Sydney, my camera, the same shall be at the time of my death.
    Eight I give devise and bequeath to my sister Mary Ann Mosher of North Sydney, my Bible, the same shall be at the time of my death Ninth I hereby appoint Allan G. Hudson Esq. J.P. executor of this my last will and testament.     In witness whereof I Kenneth Morris, the testator have to this my last will and testament set my hand this 1st day of October 1914 A.D. Kenneth Morris.     Signed and declared by the above named Kenneth Morris as and for his last will and testament, in the presence of us who have hereunto subscribed our names at his request as witness thereto in presence of the said testator and of each other. John Mercer 48 Spencer Street St. Johnís     Christiana Bishop Mundy P. Rd St. Johnís

Correct,
Charles H. Emerson
Registrar of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland


(Listed in the margin of this will)
Fiat
Jan 12/17
Kent J.
Probate
Jan 15/17
granted to
Allen G. Hudson
Estate sworn
at $3711.27


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