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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
George Burry


Will of George Burry
from Newfoundland will books volume 2 page 439 probate year 1861

In re
George Burry deceased.

Greenspond March 16th 1860.     George Burrey hereby agreed to give over his little money clothing and other things on these terms as you shall hear after he departs this world 2£ 10s for the Bible Society Margaret Osmond and Charles Burry his to have all his clothing what will sute each other all his brothers and Margaret Osmond is to have alike in money but Benjamin Burry is to have the care of Charles Burrey Margaret Osmond and Simon Burrys to see it spend in a usefull way Simon in not to have his while he his living in the state he is in at present Rachel Allen and Mary Ann Stone is to have 20s a peace or a suit apeace But my desire is that this should not be made use of in any wasteful way George Burry his mark X witness George Skelton.

Certified correct,
D. M. Browning



Note: The wills in those will books are NOT actual wills. They are either hand-written copies or in later years typed copies of a, "last will and testament," written or typed 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 & Ivy F. Benoit

Page Revised by Ivy F. Benoit (Wednesday February 20, 2013)

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