George Ford deceased
I George Ford of St. Anthony Newfoundland, of sound body and mind, but knowing the uncertainty of life do on this day of our Lord July 24th one thousand nine hundred and sixteen, do make my last will and testimony. All others and any previous wills to this date to be null & void.
After all my lawful debts are paid, First I will and bequeath to my lawful wife Miriam Ford all my investments in the Royal Trust Co. of Winnipeg and cash balances due me and held by the aforesaid Royal Trust Co. of Winnipeg. Then in case of her death, the investments and monies above-mentioned in that case shall go to our two little daughters Annie Maud Cordelia Ford and Selena Beatrice Ford. The house I am having built at Glovertown with furniture there too to belong to my lawful wife Miriam Ford. And to be owned in case of her death by the two sisters Cordelia and Selena Ford.
This being my last will and testimony I hereby set my hand & seal this twenty-fourth day of July A.D. one thousand nine hundred and sixteen. George Ford. Signed in the presence of two witnesses. Walter H. Jones. Tom S. Foster 24/7/16
Correct William F. Lloyd
Registrar of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland.
(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
Walter H. Jones
Estate sworn at $3780.96
© 2004 Judy Benson and NL GenWeb