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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
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Will of Catherine Bennett
from Newfoundland will books volume 9 pages 385-386
probate year 1911
Catherine Bennett deceased.
Burin Newfoundland I Catherine
Bennett of Burin district of Burin Newfoundland being of sound
mind and memory do make publish and declare this to be my last will and
Testament to wit
First all my past debts and Funeral Expenses to be paid
Second I give devise and bequeath to Catherine Morris and Patience
Butler all monies in my possession and balance of my personal
and real estate in equal parts to Charles Butler Patience Butler and Catherine Morris
I nominate and appoint Rev John Hewitt Church of England Clergyman and
Geo. A. Bartlett Merchant of Burin to be Executors of
this my last will and Testament hereby revoking all former wills by me
In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this Eleventh
day of August one Thousand nine Hundred and six Catherine
her x mark Bennett (LS) Signed by the said Catherine
Bennett in the Presence of
us present at the time who in her presence and in the presence of each
other subscribe our names as witnesses Having been first read over and
explained to the said Testatrix who understood the same perfectly Herbert
Smith John B. Patton.
D. M. Browning
(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
Rev Jas. Hewitt
Geo. A. Butler
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