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

Newfoundland will books volume 3 page 545 probate year 1877

Will of  Josiah Loveless
In re

Josiah Loveless deceased.

I Josiah Loveless Planter at Seal Cove Connaigre Bay in the Electoral District of Fortune Bay, Newfoundland, do make this for my last will and testament this 6th day of April 1876.

1. I give and bequeath unto my wife Emma Loveless all my household goods and property and also the money and stock belonging to me at my death now in the Colonial, Commercial and Union Banks for her use during her lifetime.

2. At her death I desire all the money and stock that may be left to be divided between my sons John and William and Morgan and George, and Josiah and Simeon Loveless and my daughters Sarah Langdon, Mary Ann Ridout Esther Ridout and Fanny Loveless share and share alike. And my Room and fishing gear I give to my son Simeon Loveless- and I hereby constitute the Reverend Edward Colley and John Loveless to be the executors of this my will & testament. In token whereof I hereunto have set my sign and seal this 6th day of April in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and seventy six.

Josiah his X mark Loveless (LS) Signed and sealed in the presence of us who in his presence and in the presence of each other have signed our names as witnesses to his cross he not being able to write, Ebenezer Thompson, Joseph Willis.

Certified correct,

D. M. Browning


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