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 John Gilliard from Newfoundland will books volume 10 page 323 probate year 1915
In re JOHN GILLIARD deceased.
I John Gilliard, of Gilliards Cove, Twillingate in the Northern District of the Island of Newfoundland, make this my last will and testament, while in the possession of sound mind and memory, this 13th day of May in A.D. 1910. I give and devise my property situated at the above named place as follows. (1) I give and devise unto my wife Lydia Gilliard, and my two daughters Annie Gilliard and Lydia Gilliard one half of my garden known as Ashbourne’s garden, on the north side of the said garden. (2) The big potato garden, cabbage garden little garden by the waterside, dwelling house and outhouses, also one third of the waterside. But should my wife marry again and take with her my daughters above named then my executor is hereby empowered to sell the property given and devised unto my wife and two children above named, and to use the money for the support of my children named. If my wife die, the property is also to be sold for the support of my two daughters Annie and Lydia Gilliard, if one of my daughters above named die then her portion is to be the property of the remaining child and my wife if she continues my widow.
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