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 8 pages 496-497 probate year 1908

Will of Josiah Payne


I Josiah Payne fisherman of Green Point, Newfoundland hereby make my last will and testament, revoking and annulling all former wills and dispositions of my property. I give and bequeath to my nephew Josiah, son of my brother Peter, the sum of one hundred dollars. I give and bequeath to my wife Leah, all monie in my possession and in the Savings Bank of the Bank of Montreal, my houses, barns, land, cattle, sheep, boats fur-traps, household effects, and at her death whatever may be left to be equally divided between my brothers and sisters. In the event of my wife remarrying, then I direct that all monies be equally divided between my brothers and sisters and my wife to have possession of the house and household effects land, cattle, boats, gear &c (sgd) Josiah Payne witnessed by us this twenty-eighth day of July, 1904 Charles (sgd) W Hollands (sgd) Peter Payne

Certified correct, D. M. Browning Registrar
(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
Fiat C.J. Nov 27/08 adm c.t.a. granted to Leah Payne on Dec. 9/08 sureties Stephen Taylor Wm H. Mudge Estate sworn at $1025.00

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