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Will of Stephen Bradbury
Bradbury, Stephen Last will of
In the name of the Father, Son and Holy Ghost. Amen I Stephen Bradbury (of William) being sound in mind and memory do, on this twenty eighth day of march in the year of our Lord, one thousand eight hundred and ninety nine, make this my last will and testament, as follows.
Stephen his X mark Bradbury (of William)
I certify the foregoing to be a correct copy of the last will of Stephen Bradbury
(Listed in the Margin next to this will the following)
|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. |
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