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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
(B)
Jean Browning

 

Will of Jean Browning
from Newfoundland will books volume 8 page 47 probate year 1906.

In the Estate of
     Jean Browning       deceased.

This is the last will of me Jean Browning of St. John's in the island of Newfoundland Spinster. I give all my estate unto my sisters Elizabeth Browning and Mary Browning to be divided equally between them and I make John Browning of St. John's Newfoundland executor of this my will.
In witness whereof I have set my hand to this my will this fifth day of March A.D. one thousand eight hundred and ninety four. Jean Browning.

I certify the foregoing to be a correct copy of the last will and testament of Jean Browning
End D.M.B.      D. M. Browning
Registrar

(Listed in the margin next to this will)
Fiat
July 7/06
Johnson J.
Probate
granted to
John
Browning on
the 17th day of
July AD 1906
Estate sworn
at $13200.00

 

 

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.

Page Contributed by Judy Benson and Ivy F. Benoit
Page Revised by Ivy F. Benoit (November 22, 2002)

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