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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
Jessie Adeline Chafe



Will of Jessie Adeline Chafe
from the Newfoundland will books volume 10 pages 106 & 107 probate year 1913

In re Jessie Adeline Chafe      deceased.

This is the last will and Testament of me Jessie Adeline Chafe of "The Goulds" in the Electoral District of Saint John's west in the Island of Newfoundland Spinster. I appoint my nephew Theophilus T. Chafe Sole Executor of this my will I give and bequeath my couch and arm chair unto Lucilla Beatrice Williams I give and bequeath unto my nephew Archibald Chafe my round table and any other further effects and furniture that I left in his house when I removed from it I give and bequeath all the residue of my estate and effects unto my said nephew Theophilus T. Chafe absolutely
In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand this twenty-fourth day of June Anno Domini one thousand nine hundred and thirteen Jessie her X mark Adeline Chafe -
Signed by the said Testatrix Jessie Adeline Chafe in our presence who in her presence and in the presence of each other hereto subscribe our names as witnesses (having been first read over and explained) Hugh H. Carter     Ethel Chafe

Certified Correct.
D. M. Browning

(Listed in the Margin next to this will the following)
Oct. 4/13
granted to
T. Chafe
sworn at



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 July 11, 2002

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