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 vol 11 page 330 probate year 1919

Will of John Henry Young


This is the last will and testament of John H. Young of Harbor Breton Newfoundland:-

I herewith give and bequeath the following to my wife Rebecca Young and my son Hubert Young. One thousand dollars each and the property belonging to me, to be divided equally between my wife, Rebecca Young and my son Hubert Young, provided that Hubert Young takes care of his mother, failing to care for his mother he loses his share of the property above mentioned which goes to the member of the family undertaking this duty:-

The following to receive one thousand dollars each, Ernest Young. Charlie Young. George Young. Aveline Yarn. Telina Young [for services and assistance rendered me] Harvey Young to receive nine hundred dollars. Olive Young to receive five hundred dollars and on the death of my wife, Rebecca Young, to receive the residue of any money left by her:-

Ernest Young to have the ground his house is on and the garden which is at the other side of this house. Charlie Young to have the ground his house is on. The garden below the shop is to become the property of George Young:-

Seines(?), nets and gear to be sold and money to be put to my wife Rebecca Youngs credit, excepting she be living with one of her sons. Herbert Young to own the horse and horse's outfit:-

Vincent Young to receive seventy five dollars-

Aveline Young to receive seventy five dollars-

Hubert Young to receive three hundred dollars for wages-

The balance of my estate and effects is to be used for my funeral expenses, other expenses that may have to be paid, and four headstones for cemetery at St. Jacques, Newfoundland, any monies that may remain is to be divided equally between the four sons and the daughter, that is, Ernest, Charlie, George, Hubert Young and Aveline Yarn.

And I hereby appoint the Revd Mr. Mercer, rural dean of Fortune Bay, to be Executor of this my last will and I revoke all former wills and codicils. Dated this 28th day of November 1918. John H. Young.. Signed by the Testator in the presence of us, both present at the same time who in his presence and in the presence of each other have hereunto set our names as witnesses:- Fred H. White St. Pierre Miquelon. Harry Hagen St. Pierre Miquelon.

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

(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
Fiat June 6/19 Kent J. Probate granted to Rev Mercer June 10/19 Estate sworn at $10,500.00

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