Transcribed by Judy Benson & Ivy Benoit. While we have endeavored to be as correct as humanly possible, there could be some typographical errors


Will of William Foard from Newfoundland will books volume 10 pages 587-588 probate year 1917

 In re
    William Foard     deceased.

    In the name of God amen the fifth day of September in the year of our Lord one thousand nine hundred and twelve I William Foard of Tilton in the vicinity of Spaniards Bay Farmer being thrue the bless of God in a sound state of mind and memory but calling to mind the on certeny of life and that it is appointed to all men once to die do make and ordain this my will and testament that is to say principly with respect to my wordly estate Ey give bequath and dispose of it in the manner and propertions has following
first Ey give to my sun John all Ey possess my lands and propertys together with house and out houses and such as may be in my possession to have at his own desposal until his death after that it is to be divided into tree parts Gerry Foard one part if he stays wit him if not he forfards all clames Ey bequath to James Burn one part out of tree after the deth of my sun John his wife also is to dwell on it on desturved as long as she remain has his wife after the deth of my son his wife is never to sell any thing muvelen belong to the place farther more my sun John is never to sell or give any perten of this land to the Fitzgereles it is never to be sold to them ether before his deth or after. This is my last will and testament. In witness whereof Ey have hereunto set my hand and seal the day and year above wretten - William his X mark Foard - Signed sealed published pronounced and delevered by the said William Foard as his last will and testament in the presence of us the subscrebers. William his X mark Brown     Jacob his X mark Smith

Charles H. Emerson
Registrar of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland

(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
Aug 24/17
Johnson J.
Adm. c.t.a.
Oct 2/17
to John Foard
Edw Ryan
Wm Brown

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