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Conception Bay North Region ~ Harbour Grace District
Harbour Grace - Will of Henry Webber (1826)
This will was read, recorded and transcribed by BONNIE HICKEY, December, 2001. While I have endeavored to be as correct as humanly possible, there could be some typographical errors.

Will of Henry Webber of Harbor Grace, Planter
In the name of God Amen.
I Henry Webber of Harbor Grace Northern District of the Island of Newfoundland finding myself at present weak in Body yet enjoying perfect soundness in mind and memory thanks be to the Almighty for his Mercy and knowing the certainly of Death and uncertainly of life do think it necessary to make this my last Will and Testament. First I commit my soul to Almighty God who gave it and my body to the earth there to be deposited in a Christianlike manner according to the rules of the Church of England and my worldly Goods which hath pleased God to intrust to my care I give and bequeath in manner and form following. First I give and bequeath to my well beloved Wife all my Worldly Goods of every description whatsoever which she and I usually enjoyed whilst we lived together, also the one third part of all my Room & Plantation including the Dwelling House we now lives in as a support for herself during her natural life, which Room and Plantation is bounded on East by James Cawley and on the West by Henry Garland and others. I give and bequeath to my Son John Webber One third of said Room & Plantation together with my one half of a Schooner & Materials which I now hold in my possession, I give and bequeath to my Son William Webber One third of said Room & Plantation and to his heirs forever. It is also my Will and desire that my two Daughters Patience and Sarah is to have a support and maintainance out of the said property whilst they live unmarried. I give and bequeath to my Granson Henry Webber my Gun marked in his own name, after the decease of my well beloved Wife her One third of the Room & Planation as aforesaid to be equally divided between my two sons John & William, and after the decease of my son John his proportion of the property to revert to my Grandson Henry Webber for ever. And I do appoint my Good Friends Henry Garland and Thomas Woolfrey to be my true and lawful Executors to see this my last Will and Testament is duly put in execution according to its true intent and meaning. And I do hereby make Null and void all other Wills bearing my name and do declare this my only last Will and Testament.
Given under my hand and Seal in Harbor Grace Northern District of Conception Bay Newfoundland this Fourth day of December in the year of our lord One thousand eight hundred and twenty six.
Henry Webber {Seal}

Signed and sealed in the presence of us:

Henry Garland
Thomas Woolfrey

I hereby Certify that the execution of the Will of Henry Webber late of Harbor Grace who departed this life in December 1826 was proved before me by the Oaths respectively of Henry Garland and Thomas Woolfrey Subscribing Witnesses there to on the Twelfth day of January One thousand eight hundred and twenty eight upon which day the said Henry Garland and Thomas Woolfrey renounced their Executorship to the said Will and of which the foregoing pages Forty one and forty two contain a truce Copy, and the same is hereby actually Registered by me this day.

Given under my hand at the Registrar of Deeds Office Harbour Grace Newfoundland this Eleventh day of February one thousad eight hundred and twenty eight 1828.

John Stark
Registrar

1"10"0 Landed Property valued at 240.0.0

Original forwarded to Supreme Court 15th April 1828 J.S.

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