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Will of Michael Dinneen from Newfoundland will books volume 2 page 68 probate year 1851.
In the name of God Amen the twenty seventh of August one thousant eight teen hundred and fifty. I Michael Dinneen of St. John's Newfoundland Cooper being in sound mind and memory do make this my last will and testament at the same time revoking all former wills made by me declearing this to be my last will and testament.
|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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