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
Joseph Minty deceased
I, Joseph Minty, of Durrels Arm, Twillingate, South Side [Island] in the Northern District of the island of Newfoundland make this my last will and testament while in the possession of sound mind and memory this eighteenth day of October in the year of our Lord 1909. I give, devise and bequeath my estate and property real and personal in the following manner.
. I give and devise onto my son Herbert Minty to my property consisting of dwelling house and furniture, outhouses, waterside premises fishing property, stage stores etc. etc.
. I give and bequeath unto my son Herbert Minty all money than I may die possessed of.
. All the rest residue and remainder I give devise and bequeath unto my son Herbert Minty for his sole use and benefit forever.
. My son Herbert Minty is to allow my wife to live peaceably in my house and so far as is in his power to contribute towards her support, that is so long as she remains my widow and remains on my property. But should she marry again or leave the [my] home she forfeits all claim upon my son Herbert or my property. I hereby appoint and constitute Charles White, Notary Public, to be the executor of this my last will and testament and hereby revoke all other wills by me made. In witness whereof I hereunto set my hand this eighteenth day of October 1909 A.D. Joseph his X mark Minty - signed in the presence of George Gray. Marianne White. Charles White.
Correct Charles H. Emerson
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