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Bay Roberts - Will of William Mosdell (1911)Note: In the will of William Mosdell there is mentioned in 6. Hereto annexed marked "B" is an Inventory..... There was no "B" included with this will.
This will was read, recorded and transcribed by LAURIE NEGRIN, July 2001. While I have endeavored to be as correct as humanly possible, there could be some typographical errors.
|Will of William Mosdell of Bay Roberts, 1911|
|Registry of Deeds & Companies|
Confederation Building, St. John's
In the Supreme Court
William Mosdell late of Bay Roberts, fisherman deceased
OATH OF EXECUTOR.
Probate granted to Bethlehem Mercer >on the 7th day of February A.D. 1912 Value of Estate $ 500.00
To the Honourable the Supreme Court or to one of the Honourable the Judges thereof. The Petition of Bethlehem Mercer, of Bay Roberts, Telegraph Operator.
HUMBLEY SHEWETH as follows:-
1. William Mosdell, late of Bay Roberts aforesaid, Fisher- man, died at that place on the 19th day of November, A.D., 1911.
2. The said deceased at the time of his death left him surviving his three sons, Jmaes and William Henry, now residing at Bay Roberts, and Noah now residing in British Columbia, >Canada.
3. Before his death the said deceased made and executed a last Will and Testament which is hereunto annexed marked "A", and in and by the said Will he appointed Your Petitioner and George Pepper, of Bay Roberts, School Teacher, executors thereof.
4. The said George Pepper has refused to act as executor of the said Will and has not performed any of the duties as executor nor intermeddled with the estate in any way.
5. The said deceased at the time of his death was possessed of property within the jurisdiction of this Honourable Court of the probable value of $500.00.
6. Hereto annexed marked "B" is an Inventory of the estate and effects of which the said deceased died possessed. The said Inventory is correct and true to the best of your Petitioner's knowledge, information and belief.
7. No Probate of any Will or Letters of administration of
the estate and effects of the said deceased has been granted to
or supplied for by any other person.
Dated at St. John's this 19th day of December
I give to my son James Samuel Mosdell, the old
cabbage garden, all that piece of land lying south
of the back cabbage garden from the back of the cellar
One-half fothe land which I bought from Jno.
Kearley situated on the south side of Main
Road, Bay Roberts, the eastern half for Noah
and the western half for James Samuel
and the meadow lying to the nort of the back cabbage garden
The dwelling house I give to my two sons Noah and
James Samuel the east part to Noah and the west
to James Samuel
The shop to Noah and James Samuel
All the other out houses to my son James Samuel
The cellar to James Samuel.
The land I owned at Shearstown, I sold to my son
The funeral benefits that I am to receive from
Victoria Lodge, L.O.U., after my funeral expenses
are paie, and a tombstone crested (?) loving memory
the remainder to be equally divided between my
three granddaughters, Susie Dawe Mosdell,
May Mosdell, and Mary Belle Mosdell.
William Mosdell (signed)
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