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Last Will And Testament Of Roger Snelgrove, 1848

Newfoundland Wills Vol. 1, Fol. 571, Probate 1849
In re Roger Snelgrove deceased. In the name of God Amen, I Roger Snelgrove of Harbour Grace in the Island of Newfoundland Planter being weak in body but of sound and disposing mind memory and understanding do make and constitute this my last will and testament in manner following, that is to say, First it is my desire that the premises in which I now reside shall be divided into four equal parts by lines running from the sea towards the woods. That the first or western fourth be given to my son Solomon his heirs and assigns for ever. The adjoining fourth I give and bequeath to my son Thomas his heirs and assigns for ever. The third portion (or fourth) I give to my son Aaron his heirs and assigns for ever and the remaining or eastern fourth I give to my son Moses his heirs and assigns for ever. All the rest and residue of my property whether real or personal I leave to Solomon and Thomas to be equally divided. And I hereby appoint my trusty friend Mr. Arnold Webber sole executor to this my last will and I hereby revoke and annul all former wills and testaments by me made and do constitute this my last will and testament. In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this thirteenth day of September one thousand eight hundred and forty eight.

Roger his X mark Snelgrove (LS)

Signed sealed and delivered by the said testator as and
for his last will and testament in presence of us the day and year above
written, Henry Trapnell, George Webber.

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