Transcribed by Judy Benson & Ivy Benoit. While I have endeavored to be as correct as humanly possible, there could be
some typographical errors
Newfoundland will books volume 4 pages 457-458 probate year 1853. It is filed chronologically with wills from 1886..
Will of Joseph Baggs |
In re: JOSEPH BAGGS DECEASED.
June 13 1851 this is a memoranda of the arrangement of my worldly propperty- that is to say I give to my beloved son William Baggs all my land house and outhouses after my death & all the moveble property wich beelongs to me as long as is life lasts him with the exsepshun of the half of rearward & backward garding I give to my beeloved granson Joseph Tyles Baggs at his weading day & after his fathers death he is to have the land & house that is to say from the fence that is to the eas end of the house back land & all the moveable propperty that beelong to me that is to say the clock & all my house fernenthing my gun when he is able to handle her my bed & beding curtings & bedstead is for him & watch after my death.
I give to my beeloved granson Richard frances Baggs the other fether bed & piller for there own huse & noe other persons but themselfs also I give to my beeloved dauther Mary Gosse £5. 0. 0 I give to my beloved dathere frances Gosse £5. 0. 0 I give to my beloved son William Baggs £180. 0.0 I give to my beloved dauther Catherine Gosse £5. 0. 0 allso to my beloved grandson Joseph F. Baggs £10. 0. 0 allso to my beloved grandson Richard F. Baggs £2. 0. allso to my beloved grandson Moses Gosse £2. 0. 0 allso to my beloved grandson Jacob Gosse £2. 0. 0.
D. M. Browning
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