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(Will of Joseph Brennock from Newfoundland will books volume 2 page 43 probate year 1851.
Sept. 2, 1849. Will for Joseph Brunnock. Five pounds for the Bishop St. John's twinty shilling for father Walden forty shilings for Julin Hiscock at my decase what is remaning in the Bank in St. John's is for my wife Charlot Brunnock and my room and plantation as long as she remain as I leaves her and to reurn to my frinds gain my watch is for Stephen Maher, the 2 guns is for Moses Ledrew. Joseph Brunnock X mark. Witness James Hyde.
|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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