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 George Marshall from Newfoundland will books volume 10 pages 210- 211 probate year 1914
In re GEORGE MARSHALL deceased
I George Marshall Fisherman Planter of Harbor Buffett, Dist Placentia & St. Mary’s Nfld, do this day make my last will and testament being now of sound mind and memory
First- To my grandson George Marshall I give and bequeath all my land property at the Tickels also the garden meadow between William Tulk’s property & Coffins Cove with all buildings thereon viz dwelling house two stores and stage wharf & flakes, also my boat “Eliza Jane” with all her gear & fittings. I also direct that my son John Marshall shall have full use of all the above property mentioned while he lives and further if he John deem it best at any time to sell the said boat “Eliza Jane” he may do so the proceeds of such sale to go to my grandson George
Second- To my son John Marshall I give and bequeath all my fishing gear, viz Two caplin seines, seven herring nets, seven Cod nets, Trawls, punts, dories and other gear.
Third- To my grand daughter Winifred Marshall I give and bequeath my bed and bedding washstand and Toilet set and mirror.
Fourth- To my grand daughter Jennie Marshall I give and bequeath my chest of drawers
Fifth I hereby nominate and appoint John Collett and James Burton both of Harbor Buffett to be executors of this my last will & testament
Sixth I give and bequeath to my son John Marshall the amount of cash deposited in Nfld Govt Savings Bank by me as pro Bank Book, Viz, deposited Jany 100.00 & Nov. 100.00 1911 Two hundred dollars ($200.00) with interest due thereon from that date, That the said John Marshall is to have it changed and transferred to his name at the Bank and it is to be his money to do as he wishes with.
Signed George his X mark Marshall (LS) Signed sealed and delivered by the said George Marshall as and for his last will and testament in the presence of us who at his request and in the presence of each other have here subscribed our names as witnesses hereunto. Obediah Merash (LS) W. NeX Chambers, J.P. (LS) Done at Harbor Buffett this 30th day of January 1913.
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