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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
(B)
Thomas Brien

 

 

Will of Thomas Brien
from Newfoundland will books vol 11 page 236 probate year 1918

In re Thomas Brien       deceased

I Tos Brien, of the city of St. John's Nfld being of sound mind, memory and understanding do make my last will and testament and form following,
First. The downstairs of my house situated at 37 Jobs Street I bequeath to my son John.
Second. The upstairs part of my house and all its contents I leave to my daughter Mary Kent, until her death, and after her death same to revert to my son John.
Third. What money I have in the house shall go towards my burial expenses, and what money I have in Bank shall go towards procuring a rail and monument for my grave.
Fourth. What money is left after my funeral and other small amounts which I may owe shall go towards masses for my late wife and myself.
[sgd] Tos his X mark Brien - signed, sealed and delivered by the above named Tos Brien as my last will and testament in the presence of us who have hereunto subscribed our names. [sgd] N.J. Murphy [sgd] R. J. Power

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

(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
Fiat
Nov. 11/18
Kent J.
adm cta
Nov. 18/18
granted to
Mary Kent
Estate
sworn at
$700.00

 

 

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, Alana Bennett, Wendy Weller and Eric Weller

Revised: October 16, 2001 (Ivy F. Benoit)

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