Will of Abel Pond
Newfoundland will books vol 11 page 313 and 314 year 1919

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
In re 
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
Registrar of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland. 
(Listed in the margin next to this will the following) 
Fiat April 19/19
Kent. J. 
Probate granted to 
Norman Gray
April 22/19
Estate sworn at $1799.48 

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