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 8 pages 373-374 probate year 1908

Will of James Whitehorn


I James Whitehorn, of Twillingate in the Northern District of the Island of Newfoundland being of sound mind and memory do make this my last will and testament, in manner and form following, that is to say.

I I give and devise unto my daughter Hannah May my bed bedding and bedstead for her sole use and benefit forever.

II I give and devise unto my daughter Louisa Young wife of Andrew Young the trunk in my bed-room with all its contents also one book entitled Prince of Peace.

III I give and devise unto my grandson Elmo Gordon Whitehorn one trunk containing tools etc also one casting-net

IV I give and devise unto my daughter Maria Ann Greenham wife of Isaac Greenham all the rest residue and remainder of my property consisting of dwelling-house out houses gardens water-side premises everything not otherwise enumerated. Also the said Maria Ann Greenham is to have and hold possession of all lands etc of my deceased Brother George Whitehorn until such time as the right heirs of said deceased brothers property shall lawfully claim the same

V Last I herewith appoint and constitute Robert Hayward Sr. and his son Edwin Hayward to be the sole executors of this my last will and Testament In witness whereof I hereunto set my hand this sixth day of April A.D. 1907 James his X mark Whitehorn Signed in the presence of us present who at his request and in the presence of each other after first being read over and explained signed by making his mark, and we have subscribed ourselves thereto as witnesses of the same on the day and date above mentioned Philip Pippy Charles White

Certified correct, D. M. Browning Registrar
(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
Fiat Jan 31. 08 Emerson J. Probate granted to Robt. Hayward & Edwin Hayward on Feb 4th/1908 Estate sworn at $425.00

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