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Alana Bennett, Wendy Weller, Eric Weller, Kristina Americo & Ivy Benoit

A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
Margaret Croucher



Will of Margaret Croucher
from Newfoundland will books volume 7 page 362 probate year 1904

The last will of Margaret Croucher late of Trinity Married Woman deceased.

I Margaret Croucher of Trinity Newfoundland do make and declare this to be my last will and Testament I give and bequeath to my dear husband John Thomas Croucher all the property of every nature whereof I may die possessed for his own use and benefit absolutely. And I appoint my said husband John Thomas Croucher to be the sole executor of this my will. Witness my hand at Trinity aforesaid this 4th day of April A.D. 1904. Margaret Croucher. Signed and declared by the above named Margaret Croucher the testatrix as and for her last will and Testament in the presence of us, who in her presence at her request and in the presence of each other have hereunto subscribed our names as witnesses. Arthur E. White.     George W. Gent.

I certify the foregoing to be a correct copy of the last will of Margaret Croucher.
D. M. Browning


(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
May 31st 1904
Horwood C.J.
Letters of Probate
Granted on the
31st day of
May 1904 to
John T.
Estate sworn



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.

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Wendy Weller, Eric Weller, Kristina Americo and Ivy Benoit

REVISED BY: Ivy F. Benoit April 18, 2002

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