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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
(C)
Charles Collier

 

 

Will of Charles Collier
from Newfoundland will books vol 11 page 333 probate year 1919

In re Charles Collier       deceased

The last Will and Testament of me Charles Collier of Otters Point in the Dt on Burgeo & La Poile in the Island of Newfoundland I will and bequeath to my son Samuel R. Collier of Otters Point all my nets fishing gear boats and fishing room. My house to my Grand daughter Annie Collier and all furniture and other household goods to be shared between Annie Collier the above named Grand daughter and Harriet Collier my Grand daughter also of Otters Point. All cash on hand or invested left by me to be shared between my son Samuel Collier and my daughter Susannah Buffett of Otters Point in the following manner. Two thirds to Samuel and one third to Susannah I appoint Joseph Small of Burgeo to be my Executor and in the event of his death my son Samuel R. Collier to this my last Will and Testament Sgd Charles Collier X his mark Witnesses Joy Cunningham     Joseph Small J.P. Dated at Burgeo this 23rd day of June 1913.

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

(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
Fiat June 16/19
Kent J.
Probate granted
to Joseph Small
June 17/19
Estate sworn
at $1720.00

 

 

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, Alana Bennett, Wendy Weller and Eric Weller

Revised: October 22, 2001 (Ivy F. Benoit)

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