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 12 page 250 probate year 1922

Will of Thomas Wilcox


This is the last Will and Testament of me Thomas Wilcox of Bay Roberts. Know all men by these presents that I Thomas Wilcox of Bay Roberts Relieving Officer, being in my right mind, and of good understanding do make this my last Will and Testament.

FIRST. I give and bequeath to my wife Sarah Ann all of my property while she lives and remains in my name, after her decease, it is to be divided as follows.

SECOND. To my daughter Susie I give and bequeath the Dwelling House back yard, front garden, and Water Side property with Shop erected thereon.

THIRD. The land known as the back Meadow to be equally divided between my daughters Janie and Susie.

FOURTH. The piece of land I have granted in my own name at Shearstown I give to my wife Sarah Ann to be disposed of to her own advantage.

FIFTH. The other piece of land at Shearstown belonging to the Wilcox estate to be equally divided between my daughters Janie & Susie.

Sixth. Any monies I die possessed of in the house, or in the Bank I leave to my wife Sarah Ann.

SEVENTH. All the Furniture in the house I give to my wife Sarah Ann.

EIGHT. The Carriage, Cart, Wheels, Slide, Dray and Harness is to be sold, and the proceeds to become my wife’s.

I hereby appoint Mr. Joseph Barrett of Shearstown sole Executor of this my last will. Witness my hand and Seal at Bay Roberts this 1st day of June A. D. 1922. THOMAS WILCOX.

Signed published and declared by the Testator as and for his last Will and Testament who in his presence (of the Testator) and of each other all present at the same time, have hereunto subscribed our names as witnesses. John Parsons General Dealer George Jardine General Dealer.

CORRECT. William F. Lloyd
Registrar of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland

(Listed in the Margin next to this will the following)
Fiat August 28/22 Johnson J. Probate granted to Joseph Barrett. Sept. 5/22 Estate sworn at $1570.00

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