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 Jacob Wheller from Newfoundland will books volume 4 page 284 probate year 1884
Jacob Wheller deceased.
Know all men by these presents that I Jacob Wheller of Twillingate in the District of Twillingate and Fogo in the Colony of Newfoundland, Planter, being of sound and disposing mind and memory, do make and publish this my last will and testament hereby revoking and making null and void all former wills by me at any time heretofore made.
First, I give and bequeath to my son Elias Wheller all my fishing room and premises situated in Twillingate aforesaid, and also all and singular the residue and remainder of my estate, goods and chattels wheresoever and of what kind and nature soever to remain to him the said Elias Wheeler his heirs, executors, administrators and assigns for ever.
Second, I hereby constitute and appoint Mr. Stephen Young and my son Elias Wheller to be the executors of this my last will and testament. In testimony whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this fourteenth day of August one thousand eight hundred and eighty-two- Jacob Wheller (LS) The above instrument of one sheet was now here subscribed by Jacob Wheller the testator in the presence of each of us and was at the same time declared by him to be his last will and testament and we at his request sign our names herto as attesting witnesses, Titus Linfield, William Young. Twillingate; August 14th 1882.
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