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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 13 pages 498-499 probate year 1926

Will of Amelia Slade


I Amelia Slade of Loon Bay in the District of Twillingate, Widow, declare the following to be my last Will.

  1. 1. I give devise and bequeath unto my son Frederick Stanley Slade, Captain,
    2 two Feather Beds
    1 one Iron Bedstead
    1 Seamens Chest (Wood) bequeathed by his father.

    2. I give devise and bequeath unto my son John Slade (Engineer)
    1 Feather Bed
    1 Iron Bedstead

    3. I give devise and bequeath unto my son Ernest Slade.

    1 Feather Bed
    1 Iron Bedstead

    4. Tools and Household Effects consisting of furniture Crockeryware Lamps Pictures Books Glassware Mats canvas Clothing Bedding Stoves and all wares left by me at the time of my death to be equal divided between my three sons as follows Frederick Stanley, John and Ernest to share and share alike.

    5. All moneys in the Bank and also in my possession at the time of my death. Divided as follows First the sum of $200.00 Two hundred dollars in cash and one $20.00 twenty dollar gold piece to be paid to my son Ernest Slade. left him by his father at the time of his death. The balance of moneys left by me at the Bank and in my possession to be Equally Divided between all my children living at the time of my Death. Or in case the Death of any of my married children before me their share to be Equally Divided between the children of the Deceased.

    The property consisting of Dwelling House all Out Houses Store Wharf Stage and Lands Fruit trees and other trees to await the finding of the will left by my Husband the late Frederick Slade Failing to find the will of my late husband Frederick Slade I bequeath the Dwelling house and all out houses to my son Ernest and the Land to be Equally Divided between my three sons Frederick Stanley John and Ernest whenever the require it shared.

    7. I appoint Frederick Stanley Slade Captain at Millertown and Kenneth Manuel of Loon Bay, Merchant to be Executors of this my Will.

    8. I revoke all wills and testamentary dispositions heretofore made by me.

    In witness whereof I have set my hand This First day of February 1921


    Signed by the said Amelia Slade as her )
    last will in the presence of us who in )
    her presence at her request and in the )
    presence of each other have hereunto )
    subscribed our names as witnesses. )
    Frederick Stanley Slade )
    Kenneth Manuel )

    William F. Lloyd
    Registrar of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland.

    (Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
    Fiat Dec 11/26 Kent J. Probate granted to Frederick A. Slade and Kenneth Manuel. Dec 13/26. Estate sworn at $1551.99

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