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 268 probate year 1919
Will of Uriah Whatley |
In re: URIAH WHATLEY. DECEASED.
This is the last will and testament of Uriah Whatley, of Belleoram, Merchant
made & subscribed at Belleoram on the fifteenth day of July in the year of our
Lord, one thousand nine hundred and eighteen. I, Uriah Whatley, of Belleoram do
hereby make this my last will and testament, thereby annulling and revoking all
former wills and testaments made by me.
First: I direct my executors and trustees to first pay my just debts and
personal and testamentary expenses.
Second: I give, devise, and bequeath jointly between my three sons, John
Whatley, Simeon Whatley, and Allan Whatley, all my interest in the business now
conducted at Belleoram under the firm name and style of Uriah Whatley and Sons. My
interest in said business is sole ownership of shop and stock contained therein
also the schooner "Edith Templeton," and a fish flake and store on the
waterfront below my dwelling house.
Thirdly: I give, devise, and bequeath to my son Allan my dwelling house and
land on which it stands.
Fourthly: I give, devise, and bequeath to my wife Matilda Whatley, all my
personal effects and furniture contained in the said dwelling house. This does not
include any articles that are owned by my children.
Fifthly: I give devise and bequeath to my daughter Sarah Maria Rose Bertha
Whatley, and Leah Whatley, the sum of one hundred dollars each.
I hereby appoint
my brother-in-law John Fudge, and Frederick Curnew J. P. subcollector of H. M.
Customs to be executors of this my last will and testament. In witness thereof
I have hereunto my hand and seal subscribed and set at Belleoram, the day and
year first above written. Uriah Whatley. Signed, sealed, and declared in the
presence of us both present, who have hereunto subscribed our names as
witnesses. Witness: F. Curnew J. P. John Fudge
Correct William F. Lloyd
Registrar of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland.
(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
& John Fudge
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