Transcribed by Judy Benson
While I have endeavored to be as correct as humanly possible, there could be some typographical errors

Newfoundland will books volume 7 page 373 probate year 1904

Will of Michael Hayes
The last will of Michael Hayes

late of Cupids Conception Bay,

Fisherman deceased.

This is the will of me Michael Hayes of Cupids Conception Bay Newfoundland I give and devise my estate and effects as follows.

I give my dwelling house land and cow also my fenced land near my house (with the exception of the upper strip which I bought from John Cooke) unto my wife Mary Hayes during her life and after her death to my son Joseph Hayes

I give to my son Patrick Hayes the upper strip mentioned above

My garden near the cross roads I give to my son William Hayes also my sleigh to William

And my property on the Labrador I divide as follows

To my son Patrick I give one boat called Canít help It and a place to build a house and stage

And the remainder of Labrador property I give and and divide equally between my sons William and Joseph. And I appoint James Wells executor of this my will.

Dated this eight day of March A.D. 1904. Michael his X mark Hayes.

Signed by the testator in the joint presence of us who thereupon signed our names in his and each others presence having been first read over to testator.

Patrick Haberlin Michael J. Hayes

I certify the foregoing to be a correct copy of the will of Michael Hayes

D. M. Browning


(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)


May 28, 1904

Emerson J.

Letters of Probate

granted on the

27th day of June

A.D. 1904 to

James Wells

Estate sworn

at $400.00

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