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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
(C)
Robert Dixon Cave

 

 

Will of Robert Dixon Cave
from Newfoundland will books volume 12 page 244 probate year 1922

In re ROBERT DIXON CAVE.       DECEASED.

This is the last Will and Testament of me Robert Dixon Cave of St. John's in the Island of Newfoundland. Tide Waiter. I give devise and bequeath unto my wife Dora Susannah Cave all and singular whatsoever lands property and effects that I may die possessed of to hold the same absolutely and for ever and I hereby appoint her the said Dora Susannah Cave as sole Executrix of this my said will.
In Witness Whereof I have hereunto set my hand at St. John's in the Island of Newfoundland this twenty sixth day of June Anno Domini One thousand nine hundred and thirteen. R. D. CAVE.
Signed by the said Testator as and for his last Will and Testament in the presence of us who present at the same time in his presence and in the presence of each other and at his request have hereunto subscribed our names as witnesses. HERBERT KNIGHT, Solicitor.    J.A. CLIFT, Solr.

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

(Listed in the Margin next to this will the following)
Fiat July 28/22
Kent J.
Probate granted
to Dora Susannah
Cave.
July 31st 1922
Estate sworn
at $5400.00

 

 

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 and Ivy F. Benoit

REVISED BY: Ivy F. Benoit May 30, 2002

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