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Transcribed by Judy Benson. While I have endeavored to be as correct as humanly possible, there may be typographical errors

From Newfoundland will books volume 11 pages 345 & 346 probate year 1919

Will of Clement Renouf


I, Clement Renouf, Custom's Official, of Robinsons in the District of St. George, being of sound mind and memory, do make and declare this my last will and testament.

I give and bequeath to my cousin Elizabeth Renouf of Sandy Point, whatever I am possessed of at the time of my death for her sole use and benefit during her lifetime, that is to say my dwelling house, with all my household effects, also a barn, two stores and land situated at Sandy Point, as well as land [4 ac more or less] situated near Harry's Brook, and what ever else may be owner of. I hereby appoint Isaac Joseph Renouf of Robinsons, & John A. Renouf of Crabbs, as trustees, to have the management of my estate which they can use or dispose of in any way for the benefit and support of the said Elizabeth Renouf. At the death of the said Elizabeth Renouf whatever property, personal or real, that may be unsold at that time must be divided equally between the two trustees - Isaac Joseph Renouf & John A. Renouf, and same will be theirs, or that of their heirs, to do with as they wish.

It is my will that my executors purchase a headstone to be erected in my memory, same is to be paid for from the estate. I hereby appoint James J. Renouf & John A. Renouf as executors of this my last will and testament to which I set my hand this 9th day of April in the year one thousand nine hundred and eighteen. [Signed] Clement Renouf. The above was declared and signed in our presence, by the said Clement Renouf as his last will and testament, to which, at his request we sign our names as witnesses this 9th day of April 1918. E. Alfred Butler. P. Frederick Renouf.

Correct William F. Lloyd
Registrar of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland.
(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
Fiat July 29/19
Horwood CJ
Probate granted to
Isaac J.Renouf and
John A. Renouf
Aug 1st 1919 Estate sworn at $800 .00

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