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Trinity Bay Region ~ Trinity North District

Catalina - Will of Issac Snelgrove (1859)
This will was read, recorded and transcribed by CHAZ STRONG, May 1999. While I have endeavored to be as correct as humanly possible, there could be some typographical errors.

Will of Issac Snelgrove of Catalina, 1859
Newfoundland Wills: Vol. 2, Fol. 362, Prob. 1859
In re Isaac Snelgrove deceased. A part of Mr. Snelgrove's will. I bequeath to my granddaughter Esabelah Snelgrove all my son John's property during her life but after her decease it come back to the Snelgrove's again of my family after my wife's decease I give to my daughter Hanah Mifflen a pace of land 100 feet east and west I give to my daughter Elizabeth Perry a piece of land 100 feet east and west I give to my granddaughter Ann Hiscock a piece of land 100 feet east and west John Manuel has a piece of land by did of gift 100 feet east and west and 70 yards north and south My son Peter's property I give to my grandson Peter Snelgrove when he comes of age but if he leaves my wife and will not remain with her or Benjamin Snelgrove he forfeits his claim and the said property I give to my grandson Isaac Snelgrove son of Benjamin all my property now in my possession I give unto my wife during her life but after her decease all the land bounded on the east by John Manuels room and on the west by Benjamin Snelgrove I give unto my son Benjamin Snelgrove or his ears I give unto my son Benjamin after the death of my wife one cow and at my death I give unto my son Benjamin a Bible I give unto my grandson Peter Snelgrove one watch and one gun when he comes of age I appoint my son Benjamin Snelgrove my exetr. This my last will and testament.

this x my mark.
Witness, Benj. Cole. Witness, John Diamond

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