This will was read, recorded and
transcribed by JUDY BENSON
While I have endeavored to be as correct as humanly possible, there could be some typographical errors
Abel Pond deceased
Know All Men. That I, Abel Pond of Peters Arm Botwood, in the Electoral District of Twillingate, Carpenter, being of sound and disposing mind and memory, do make and publish this my last will and testament. 1st- I give and devise to my beloved wife Barbara, and my children Edward Dawe and Mary Elizabeth jointly all of my estate, real and personal, also all money I may be possessed of at the time of my death, including money in Bank of Nova Scotia. St. John's conditionally, that is to say. - That land, property and money shall be for the use of my beloved wife and children jointly as aforesaid while my wife remains single. - In the event of her marriage or death, then the land, property and money remaining shall revert to my children, and an equal division to be made between the said Edward Dawe and Mary Elizabeth. 2nd. I appoint my friend Norman Gray of Botwood, executor of this my last will and testament. - In witness whereof, I. the said Abel Pond, set my hand and seal hereunto, this 9th day of October. 1917. - Abel Pond, Signed, Sealed, published and declared by the said Abel Pond, as for his last will and testament in presence of us, who in his presence, and is the presence of each other, and at his request have hereunto subscribed our names as witnesses. - Norman Gray. Kenneth. M. Macdonald. James Inder.
Correct William F. Lloyd
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