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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
George Chuck



Will of George Chuck died 14 April 1917,
from Newfoundland will books vol 11 page 344 probate year 1919

In re George Chuck       deceased

Extract of Will belonging to the late No. 2497. Private Geo Chuck, 1st Newfoundland Regiment. Who was "killed in action" 14/4/17. In the event of my death I give the whole of my property and effects to my brother's wife, Mrs. Maggie Chuck, Lake View, Harbor Main, Newfoundland. [The whole almost illegible]. Signature G. Chuck, Pte 2497. Newfoundland Regiment. Date April 5th. 1917. Certified True Copy. [Sgd] E. Aldridge, Major for Officer I.C. Records. Reg. nf. 1.3rd. Echelon. G.H.(?) B.E.F.

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

(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
Fiat July 10/19
Horwood CJ
adm cta
granted to
Maggie Chuck
April 10/19
Estate sworn



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 and Eric Weller

Revised: October 21, 2001 (Ivy F. Benoit)

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