16th March 1922

Will of Thomas B. Goodfellow

Husband of Clara V. Hornby

 

From records of Notary Cyrille Renaud

No. 8914

Transcribed from the original at the Quebec Archives

 

 

On this sixteenth day of March one thousand nine hundred and twenty two, before me Cyrille Renaud, Notary residing at Loretteville, undersigned, personally came and appeared Thomas Brouillette Goodfellow, residing at Loretteville, who being of sound and disposing mind, memory and understanding hath requested me the said Notary to write down and receive in the form of law his last will and testament which he has declared in manner and form following, that is to say:

 

1º I desire that all my just debts & funeral expenses be paid by my Executrix hereinafter named as soon as possible after my death.

 

2º I give and bequeath unto my wife, Clara Victoria Hornby, all my moveable & immoveable properties wherever the same may be found and to whatever the same shall amount, hereby constituting my said wife my universal legatee. At he death of my said wife, the remainder of my property hall belong to my children and my wife shall have the right to expend all for her support if necessary.

 

3º  I nominate, constitute and appoint my said wife my Testamentary Executrix & I revoke all wills I may have heretofore made.

 

Done and passed at Loretteville in the residence of said Testator under notarial number eight thousand nine hundred and fourteen.

 

After the reading of the present will by the said Notary in the presence of François Savard and Adelard Savard of Loretteville, blacksmith, the Testator, the Notary and witnesses have signed in the presence of each other.

 

Ths. B. Goodfellow, his signature;

François Savard, his signature;

Adelard Savard, his signature;

Cy. Renaud, N.P., his signature

 

 

Transcribed by Gerald Neville, 2012

 

Note by Patricia Balkcom:  William died the next day at age 47.  He had tuberculosis and kidney disease.