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Will of William Dawe
In re William Dawe deceased
This is the last will and testament of me, William Dawe, of Long Pond, in the District of Harbor Main, Farmer.
In witness whereof I have hereunto subscribed my hand this 29th day of April A.D. 1913. William his X mark Dawe. Signed by the said Testator as and for his last will and testament, in the presence of us, who, in his presence, at his request and in the presence of each other, have hereunto our names subscribed as witnesses. the same having first been read over and explained to the said William Dawe and seemingly fully understood and approved of by him.
Correct William F. Lloyd
(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.
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Wendy Weller, Eric Weller and Kristina Americo
Page revised November 16, 2001 (Ivy F. Benoit)
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