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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 13 page 16 probate year 1924.

Will of Joseph Blanchard


This is the last Will & Testament of Joseph Blanchard of the Farm, Bay of Islands, being in possession of all my faculties I hereby dispose of my property:

I will & bequeath to my sons George Edward Blanchard & Henry Garland Blanchard my fishing stands at North Arm Point and half of the Store at Middle Arm - and half of the Store and wharf at the Farm together with the water front: I also bequeath all my fishing gear - nets Moorings Anchors - hooks & lines, Coopering tools Motor boat & dory - three head of cattle, 3 Sheep, 2 barns & five acres of cultivated land - to be the property of my sons George & Henry.
My house is to be a home for all my family as long as they wish to live together My wife is to be supported by my sons as long as she remains a widow.

It is my express wish that all my belongings should be kept together & that nothing should be disposed of without it is absolutely necessary. And I hereby appoint Mr Joseph Brake to be sole Executor of this my last Will & Testament.

Witnesses. Cornelius Brake
Aaron Brake his X mark
witness to marks
Henry Pelly.

March 11th. 1924.

William F. Lloyd
Registrar of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland.

(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
Fiat Oct 8/24 Horwood C. J. Probate granted to Joseph Brake. Oct 8/24 Estate sworn at $1422.00

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