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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
(C)
Patrick M Cleary

 

 

Will of Patrick M Cleary
(transcribed from photostats of microfilm of Newfoundland will books, volume 11 page 28 probate year 1917)

In re Patrick M Cleary deceased

Copy of Will of No. 1230 Pte. Cleary, P.

In the event of my death I leave all my property and effects to my mother, Jane Cleary, 36 Casey Street, (?go)

Pte. Patrick Cleary.
Witness (?go)
Geo. M Emerson, 2/Lt.

Certified true copy, F.W. Marshall, Lieut. for paymaster and O i/c Records.

Correct Charles H. Emerson Registrar of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland.

(Listed in the margin next to this will, the following) Fiat
Oct 11/17
Kent J
adm c.t.a
Oct 30/17
granted to
Jane Cleary
estate
sworn at
$60.30

 

 

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: August 10, 2001 (Ivy F. Benoit)

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