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Will of James Stuckless from Newfoundland will books volume 4 page 253 probate year 1883
James Stuckless deceased.
I James Stuckless of Twillingate in Newfoundland, fisherman, being of sound mind do thus publish and declare my last will and testament revoking and annulling all former dispositions of my property I give and bequeath to my daughter Eliza Colbourne her heirs, executors and administrators, for her and their own use and benefit absolutely and for ever, all my estate and effects, both real and personal, whatsoever and wheresoever and of what nature and quality soever; on the condition that she maintain her mother my dear wife Ann Stuckless as long as she lives; and I hereby appoint my dear friends Robert Talbot Gillingham of Twillingate, and Hannibal Stowe of Twillingate, together with my dear daughter Eliza Colbourne as executors to this my last will and testament. In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand this twenty third day of May one thousand eight hundred and seventy-six. James Stuckless his X mark. Signed acknowledged and declared by the said James Stuckless as and for his last will and testament, in the presence of us, who being present at the same time in his presence at his request and in the presence of each other, have hereunto subscribed our names as witnesses, Robert Talbot Gillingham of Twillingate, John Reay of Twillingate.