Transcribed by Judy Benson & Ivy Benoit. While we have endeavored to be as correct as humanly possible, there could be some typographical errors

Newfoundland will books volume 7 pages 485 & 486 probate year 1905.

Will of George Cooper


In the name of God Amen. I George Cooper being of sound mind and in possession of all my faculties do now make my last will and testament as follows.

I. I do give and bequeath my property consisting of the upper cabbage garden and fishing property to my three sons Nehemiah, Joseph, & Edward to be equally divided among them; and all the remainder of my property to Edward & Joseph to be equally divided between them. I do also appoint that my son Nehemiah shall not sell nor give his portion nor any part of it to anyone outside of the family.

II. I do also appoint Peter Duggan to be my executor.

Witness my hand this the first day of December 1903 George Cooper his X mark

Witnesses James Nurse Michael Ellmore his X mark Absalom Thistle

I certify the foregoing to be a correct copy of the last will and testament of George Cooper deceased.

D. M. Browning

(Listed in the Margin next to this will the following)

Fiat May 19/05 Emerson J. Probate granted on the 19th day of May A.D. 1905 to Robert Duggan $200.00

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