1 June 1835 Will of Francis Pike of Carbonear, planter (proved 24 November 1836)

The original document can be obtained from the Supreme Court of Newfoundland.

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In the name of God Amen
	I Francis Pike of Carbonear
Island of Newfoundland Planter, thro
the Blessing of God being of sound mind &
memory but weak in Body do make this
my last will and Testament and desire it to
be received as such
	First I reserve the sum
of Thirty pounds for my Funeral expences
Item  I give and bequeath to my daughters
as follows
     To Julia Pike, Ann Forward & Catharine
	Molloy One hundred pounds sterling
	each
     To Mary Gosse and Jane Williams Ten
	pounds sterling each
     To Elizabeth Taylor the sum of one
	hundred pounds currency which is
	due and owing to me by her husband
	Francis Taylor which amount I lent
	him last year
Item  I give and bequeath to my Grandson
	Charles Pike Ten pounds sterling
      To my Grandson John Pike fifty pounds
	sterling
      To my Grandson Javis Pike Ten pounds
	sterling

Item
      I give and bequeath to my Grandson
      John Pike a peice of land Westward of 
      the new road leading to H Grace and
      bounded south by the Main brook on
      the north by George Pike West by Wm
      Pike and east by said Road

Item  I give and bequeath to my dearly
      and beloved wife Jane Pike the
      whole of the remainder of my money
      not bequeathed say about Two hund
      and seventy pounds, to be at her
      disposal during her life, and the
      amount that may remain at her
      death to be equally devided between
      my two sons Edward & Frances

Item Further it is my request that my
     Wife Jane Pike do give Lucy Moors
     the sum of five pounds at my death 

As witness my hand in Carbonear
Island Nfland this first day of June
One thousand eight hundred & thirty five

		Francis Pike
Signed in the 
presence of
John Pike
Francis Pike
??? Bemister


Further, omitted in the forgoing, that it is my
         wish and pleasure that my bequeath of
         fifty pounds to my Grandson John Pike
         shall be under the guidance and care of 
         my two Sons Edward & Francis untill
         he arrives to eighteen years of age as
         well as in my bequeath of Land to him
         impl???d for his benefit until that
         time

I do hereby appoint Mr Thomas Chancey
my son Edward Pike as my lawful Executors
to execute this my last Will and Testament

As witness my hand in Carbonear
Newfoundland this first day of June One
thousand eight hundred & thirty five

		Francis Pike
Signed in the presence
of John Pike
Francis Pike
?? Bemister

This deponent Francis Pike of Carbonear Carpenter 
a subscribing Witness to the within Will maketh Oath
and saith that he this deponent was present and
actually saw Francis Pike late of Carbonear Planter
Sign deliver and publish the Within paper writing and
Codicil thereto as and for his last Will and
Testament on the day of the date thereof at



which time the said Francis Pike was of sound 
mind and memory and of perfect understanding
sworn to at Harbor Grace
this Twenty fourth day of
November AD 1836		Francis Pike

	John Stark
	Commissioner ????



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