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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
(C)
Mary Connors

 

 

Will of Mary Connors
from Newfoundland will books volume 11 page 567 probate year 1921

In re Mary Connors       deceased

I, Mary Connors widow of Timothy Connors hereby give bequeath and devise unto Julia Kelly my husband's niece all my property whatsoever and wherever situate and said Julia Kelly is to look after my sister Harriett Matthews but my said sister is not to go in the Lunatic Asylum at any time. I hereby appoint Rev. Peter Sheehan Executor of this my will. I hereby revoke all former wills by me made. I have hereunto subscribed my hand to these presents this 22nd day of December 1920 by making my mark. Mary her X mark Connors Signed by the Testatrix by making her mark in our presence this will being first read over to Testatrix and we in her presence and in the presence of each other have hereunto subscribed our names as witnesses John F. Flynn.     T. Scanlon McGrath

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

(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
Fiat Jan 28/21
Horwood C.J.
Probate granted
to Rev. Peter Sheehan
Jan 28/21
Estate Sworn
at $15307.02

 

 

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, Wendy Weller and Ivy Benoit

REVISED BY: Ivy F. Benoit April 24, 2002

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