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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
(B)
Emanuel Bragg

 

Will of Emanuel Bragg
from Newfoundland will books volume 15 page 256 probate year 1930

IN RE
     EMANUEL BRAGG       DECEASED.

LAST WILL AND TESTAMENT

I Emanuel Bragg of Channel in the district of Burgeo and LaPoile Newfoundland being of sound mind and memory do make and publish this my last will and testament in manner and form following. That is to say.
1. I give devise and bequeath to my wife Catherine Bragg all my property consisting of houses and lands and all other property not herein specified during her lifetime and at her death said property to be passed over to my Son Edwin Bragg to be entirely his own.
11. I hereby appoint my Son Edwin Bragg sole executor of this my last will and testament.

SIGNED    EMANUEL BRAGG

Signed by the Testator in our presence and at the same time declared by him to be his last will and testament, who in his presence and in the presence of each other have hereunto set our hands as witnesses thereof. This twenty fourth day of February in the year of Our Lord one thousand nine hundred and twenty six.

Witness
   ( William Read
   (
   ( HoRatio J. Read
.

Correct.
William F. Lloyd
Registrar of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland

(Listed in the margin next to this will)
Fiat
W. J. Higgins
Judge
Sept 9/30
Probate granted
to Edwin Bragg
on the 9th Sept
A.D. 1930
Value of Estate
$1900.00

 

 

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.

Will scanned by Ernie Kraut & transcribed by Ivy F. Benoit
Page Revised by Ivy F. Benoit (April 10, 2003)

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