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Will of Elizabeth Sarah Diamond
In re ELIZABETH SARAH DIAMOND. DECEASED.
I Elizabeth Sarah Diamond of Catalina in the district of Trinity Nfld widow of the late Caleb Diamond, being of sound mind and memory do hereby make and publish this as my last Will and Testament hereby revoking all former wills and testaments heretofore at any time by me made.
1st I give and devise to my daughter Margaret Mary, wife of William Wesley Halfyard the piece of land situated near the house and bounded on the North and East by the property owned by John House of William. On the West by the Public Lane, on the South by my dwelling house. Front Garden, Store house. Stable and rear garden, known as my Cabbage garden, subject to the following conditions
In witness whereof I have hereto set my hand at Catalina aforesaid this Nineteenth day of May One thousand nine hundred and fifteen ELIZABETH S DIAMOND.
(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. |
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