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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
James B. Crossman


Will of James B. Crossman
from Newfoundland will books volume 12 page 48 probate year 1921

In re

This is the last Will and Testament of me, James B. Crossman, of St. John's in the Island of Newfoundland, Cabinet Maker. I revoke all former wills by me at any time made, and I appoint my brother Thomas W. Crossman the Executor of this my Will. I give and bequeath all my property of every kind whatsoever to the said Thomas W. Crossman for his own use and benefit.
In Witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand this Tenth day of December A. D. 1907. JAMES B. CROSSMAN
Signed, published and declared by the testator as and for his last will and testament in presence of us, both being present at the same time, who in his presence and at his request hereunto subscribe ourselves as witnesses attesting the due execution hereof: - Chas O'Neill Conroy    W. J. Higgins.

William F. Lloyd
Registrar of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland

(Listed in the Margin next to this will the following)
Fiat June 4/21
Horwood C. J.
Probate granted
to Thomas W.
June 6/21
Estate sworn
at $851.00



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.

Page contributed by Judy Benson and Ivy F. Benoit

REVISED BY: Ivy F. Benoit May 26, 2002

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