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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
Alice Berrigan



Will of Alice Berrigan
from Newfoundland will books volume 7 page 513 probate year 1905

Berrigan Alice.       Last will of

In the name of God. Amen. I Alice Berrigan of Carbonear in the Island of Newfoundland being of sound mind and memory do hereby in this my last will and testament leave and bequeath all my property situated on Patrick Street, Carbonear aforesaid consisting of a piece of land and a dwelling house and outhouses thereon to the Reverend William P. Finn Parish Priest of Tilton Harbor in Newfoundland aforesaid his heirs administrators and assigns. And I do hereby revoke and annul all wills and testaments and bequests heretofore made by me. I nominate and appoint the said Reverend William P. Finn as executor to this my last will and testament
In witness whereof I have hereunto subscribed my hand and affixed my seal this thirteenth day of December in the year of our Lord nineteen hundred and four.
Alice her X mark Berrigan (LS)
Signed sealed pronounced and declared by the said Alice Berrigan to be her last will and testament in the presence of us who in her presence and in the presence of each other have hereunto subscribed our hands as witnesses    Lawrence Mackey J.P.    Paul Mackey

Correct copy
D. M. Browning

(Listed in the Margin next to this will the following)
W.A. Horwood C.J.
Probate to
Rev. Wm. P. Finn
Sept 22/05
Est. $716.00



Note: The wills in those will books are NOT actual wills. They are hand-written copies of a, "last will and testament," written by the court clerk, after the death of the testator, when the executor presented them to the court for probate. The court clerk didn't list the signatures at the bottom, he (or she) just put them in the book in whatever order they were in, on the original document, no spacing most of the time, no punctuation. The originals were kept by the executor.

We who have typed these wills, have made every effort to include all the errors that were on the microfilm, in order to avoid destroying the integrity of the originals, where ever they may be.

This page contributed by Judy Benson and Ivy F. Benoit
REVISED BY: Ivy F. Benoit May 22, 2002

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