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 page 536 probate year 1906.

Will of Thomas Keefe


In the year of our Lord one thousand nine hundred and five on the first day of May in said year I Thomas Keefe do make this my last will and testament. I bequeat my body to the earth and my soul to God. The house with garden included that I am living in belong solely to my son Thomas Augustine and my wife Ellen to hold equal possession with aforesaid son for the term of her natural life. The house my son Daniel is living in belong to him in fee simple To my son Robert I leave a plot of the land I am living on to build a house and a kitchen garden attached. And I give my three aforesaid sons an equal share of the land that we are all living on at present. The land known as the Quarry farm I leave to my three aforesaid sons to hold jointly between them. My two cod traps and boat and my fishing gear etc. I leave to my three aforesaid sons with my wife Ellen to have an equal share to the profits of the earnings of aforesaid fishing gear. I wish to have it understood that if either of my sons disagree with the other two and donít pay his bills and squanders his earnings foolishly to the loss of his two brothers I disinherit him of all claim on my aforesaid property and his share is then to go to his other two brothers to my Grand Dauter and grandson I leave ten Dollars each. Joseph and Mary Keefe and the remaining portion of my money I leave to my wife and son Thomas Agustine And to my neice Mary Brennan I leave ten Dollars also And to my son Thomas Agestine I leave my mare. I Thomas Keefe in my sound senses do solemnly declare in presence of undersigned witness that the aforesaid will and testament is correct.

Thomas his X mark Keefe

Witness Michael Slaney. William Task

I certify the foregoing to be a correct copy of the last will of Thomas Keefe

D. M. Browning

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

Fiat Dec. 17/05 Emerson J. Admin. C.t.a. Thos A. Keefe 11 Jan. 1906 Sureties Thomas G. Costello Hillary C. Carey $921.40

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