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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
Patrick Buck



Will of Patrick Buck
from Newfoundland will books, volume 11 page 490 probate year 1920

In re Patrick Buck       deceased

In the name of God Amen. I Patrick Buck in sound common sense do hereby make my last will and testament. I give and bequeath to my daughters Johanna Flynn and Lizzie Moors who is now residing in Camden New Jersey United States my Dwelling House and surroundings. To Johanna Flynn to have what ground surrounds the house and my daughter Lizzie Moors the East land on the North & South Side of the Harbor Road main road
I also give and bequeath to my nephews James Leary and Patrick Buck of James Buck deceased that piece and parcel of land situated at the North Pond Road bound on the East by John O'Toole and the North by John O'Toole and on the South by my brother John my nephew James Leary to have the Eastern half of it and my nephew Patrick Buck to have the West half of it.

I hereby appoint my two nephews James Leary & Patt Buck to be the executor of my will.
In witness whereof the said parties have hereunto this nineteenth day of June one thousand nine hundred twenty signed their names and seals. Patrick his X mark Buck.
Witnesses. Patrick J. Wade.    Patrick Mahoney.

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

(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
Fiat July 17/20
Johnson J.
Probate granted
to James Leary
& Patrick Buck
July 27/20.
Estate sworn
at $540.00



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, Eric Weller and Kristina Americo

REVISED BY: Ivy F. Benoit February 20, 2002

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