Transcribed by Judy Benson & Ivy Benoit. While we have endeavored to be as correct as humanly possible, there could be some typographical errors


Will of Henry Oxford from Newfoundland will books volume 10 pages 356-357 probate year 1915

In re     HENRY OXFORD      deceased.

    This is the last will and testament of me Henry Oxford of HERRING Neck Newfoundland Planter.     I hereby revoke all other wills by me made.     I appoint John Philpott and my wife Isabella Oxford, to be my executor and executrix and direct that all my funeral expenses shall be paid as soon as conveniently may be after my decease.
    1st I give, devise and bequeath unto my wife Isabella Oxford my dwelling house that at present I live in, together with all beds, bedding and furniture of whatsoever description in the said dwelling house, to be hers absolutely for her sole use and benefit, to have sole and absolute control
    2ndly I give devise and bequeath unto my two sons Eli and Thomas, all my fishing room and lands, (except on which the aforesaid dwelling house stands) to be used and owned by them share and share alike.
    3rdly It is my will and desire that my sons Eli and Thomas will live in peace and harmony and above all, be kind and good to their mother     In witness whereof I the said Henry Oxford have to this my last will and testament set my name this twenty ninth December in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and ninety eight     Henry his X mark Oxford Signed by the said Henry Oxford the testator by affixing his mark thereto in our presence, who in his presence, and in the presence of each other at the same time subscribe our names as witnesses the same being read over & explained and acknowledged to be his will.     William Miles.     Thomas Woodford.

(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
Decr 1/15
Decr 31/15
granted to
Jas D.
Estate sworn
at $500.00

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