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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
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Will of James Clifford
from Newfoundland will books volume 8 page 171 probate
James Clifford deceased.
This is the last will and Testament
of me James Clifford of Saint John’s in the Island
of Newfoundland Carpenter
First I desire that all my just debts funeral
and testamentary expenses shall be first paid
Second I give devise and bequeath
all my property estate and effects of every description to my wife Ann
Clifford for her sole and absolute use and benefit forever
I appoint my said wife sole Executrix of this my will. Witness my hand
at Saint John’s this Eighteenth day of May Anno Domini one thousand
eight hundred and eighty eight James his X mark Clifford Signed
Published and declared by the said Testator as and for his last will and
Testament in the presence of us who in his presence and in the presence
of each other have hereunto subscribed our names as witness (the said will
having been first read over and explained to the Testator) D Morison
Thomas G. Crosbie
D. M. Browning
(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
Sept. 9. 04
Sept. 10. 04
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