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 Vey from Newfoundland will books volume 10 page 489 probate year 1917


In re     JOHN VEY deceased.

    The last will and testament of John Vey.     I John Vey Testator of Southport, Random, T.B. Nfld. declare this to be my last will and testament.
    1. I give and bequeath to my wife Mary Ann Vey all the business property situate at Southport, and after her decease to be left to my grandson John Vey.
    2. I give and bequeath to my son George at Long Beach all the Land House and Fishing property situate there to be his and his heirs forever.     If my daughter Susannah Collins returns from the United States and wishes to live on part of the land I leave it to my son George to dispose of this property as he wishes
    3. The amount of my savings deposited in the Bank of Montreal and in Bowrings Bros. Steamship Co. will be under the control of my wife     This money is not to be withdrawn to deposit into any business transaction but to be left there for use in case of real need for my wife or my son George and his Family
    4 I desire that my wife before her decease should divide a portion the remainder of my savings mentioned in section 3 equally among my son George’s children
    5. I desire that my wife at her decease should leave $100 to my daughter Susannah Collins.
    6. I give to my grandson Eric my watch & chain     I name Samuel Lambert and John Balson to be the executors of my will. X John Vey     (testator) Witness to signature W.A. Butler.     Henry his X mark Lambert     John his X mark Balson, Executors     Dated at Southport, June 19th 1916.

Charles H. Emerson
Registrar of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland

(Listed in the margin of this will)
Nov 5/16
Feb 1/17
to John Balson
the other exec
having duly
sworn at
$2, 332.26

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