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 Thomas Porter from Newfoundland will books volume 10 page 335 probate year 1915

In re     THOMAS PORTER      deceased.

    To all whom it may concern-     Know all men by these presents that I Thomas Porter of Thos Fisherman Planter of Elliston, in the electoral district of Trinity, Newfoundland, realizing that I am about to depart from this world; and being of sound mind do hereby make this my last will and testament-     First all the worldly goods which I possess, consisting of boats, traps & fishing gear, fishing rooms, houses and lands, I do hereby give & bequeath to my wife Mary Hannah Porter to be hers for the support of herself & her children until her death, if she outlives me, and to be disposed of at her death as she may see fit for the benefit of any or all our children.     Witness my hand at Elliston in the electoral district of Trinity, Newfoundland, this twenty sixth of January in the year of our Lord one thousand nine hundred and fifteen.     Thomas his X mark Porter of Thos     Witness John his X mark White, fisherman     Kador Porter     Witness Abel Browne Agent.

(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
Octr 16/15
Admn c.t.a.
Octr 18/15
granted to
Ronald Clarke
Garland Clarke
Geo. Baker
Estate sworn
at $1600.00

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