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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills (C)
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Will of Jessie Carter
from Newfoundland will books volume 15 page 466 probate year 1931
JESSIE CARTER DECEASED.
This is the last will and testament of me, Jessie Carter, of St. John's Widow.
I hereby revoke all former wills by me heretofore made and declare this to be my last will and testament.
I appoint Fred R. Emerson of St. John's, Barrister, the executor of this my last will and testament.
I give, devise and bequeath all my property both real and personal to my two daughers, Jessie Rennie and May Bremner, to be equally divided between them.
IN WITNESS WHEREOF I have hereunto subscribed my hand this 25th day of June A.D. 1929.
Signed published and declared by the said
testatrix as and for her last will and
testament in the presence of us both present at
the same time who at her request and in her
presence and in the presence of each other
have hereunto subscribed our names as witnesses attesting
the due execution hereof.
Fred. R. Emerson
William F. Lloyd
Registrar of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland
(Listed in the margin next to this will)
W. H. Horwood
C.J. Aug 27/31
Emerson on the
28th day of August
Value of Estate
|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.
Will scanned by Ernie Kraut & transcribed by Ivy F. Benoit
Page Revised by Ivy F. Benoit (April 10, 2003)
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