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


Will of Richard Bissett Shears from Newfoundland will books volume 10 pages 472-473 probate year 1916

 In re     RICHARD BISSETT SHEARS      deceased.

 Robinsons March 12th 1916     To all whom it may concern be it known that I Richard Bissett Shears of Robinsons Head in the district of Saint George, being in my right mind, do certify and set forth that my worldly effects be proportioned in the following way.
    1. All moneys owned by me to become the property of my wife Marion Shears, at my death.
    2 All my property and all my buildings on it together with my goods and stock including all animals at my death becomes the property of the said Marion Shears my wife till her death.     She is also herein given the right to sell either my house and property up Robinsons River or the house and property at Robinsons Settlement and choose the other as a home for herself till her death     After her death the remaining property becomes the property of my three brothers George James Allen and Alex Thomas or their heirs. My Gun Watch and chain and my clothes at my death becomes the property of James Moses Shears.     I certify that the above is my true will and testament, that I have heard the same read and approve of same     Signed R. B. Shears     Robinsons Head March 12th 1916     We certify that the above is the true and correct signature of Richard Bissett Shears and that he signed same in our presence J. Janes.     George Shears Alice Shears Robinsons Head, March 12 1916.

Charles H. Emerson
Registrar of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland

(Listed in the margin of this will)
Nov 30/16
Admn c.t.a.
Decr 1/16
granted to
Marion Shears
& Geo. Shears
Jas M. Shears
Alex T. Shears
Estate sworn
at $6237.08

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