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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
Frank Gordon Best



Will of Frank Gordon Best
from Newfoundland will books vol 11 page 254 probate year 1918

In re Frank Gordon Best       deceased

In the event of my death I give the whole of my property and effects to my brother, Carl Weston Best. Signed No. 42 Pte F. G. Best. Certified true Copy. Newfoundland Contingent. J. W. Marshall. Capt. A. P. for Chief Paymaster & Officer I/C Records.

Correct Charles H. Emerson
Registrar of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland.

(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
Nov. 19/18
adm cta
Dec 2/18
granted to
Charles E. Hunter
Estate sworn
at $320.26



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, Alana Bennett, Wendy Weller and Eric Weller
Revised: October 16, 2001 (Ivy F. Benoit)

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