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Will of Susannah Collins
In re Susannah Collins deceased
I Susannah Collins being of sound mind and memory, to make and publish this my last will and testament hereby revoking all other former wills by me at anytime made I direct that all my just debts including funeral expenses be paid by my executor.
In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this 8th day of November 1917 Susannah Collins [LS] Signed by the Testatrix Susannah Collins as and for her last will Testament in the presence of us, who at her request, in her presence, and in the presence of each other have submitted our names as attesting witnesses, after changing the twenty dollars bequest in item 6 to ten dollars unshared A. MacDonald J.P. Grand Banks William Forsey Grand Banks.
Correct Charles H. Emerson
(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
|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.
Page contributed by Judy Benson, Alana Bennett, Wendy Weller and Eric Weller
Revised: October 16, 2001 (Ivy F. Benoit)
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