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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills (D)
Robert Dobie


Will of Robert Dobie
from Newfoundland will books volume 1 page 260 probate year 1837

In re
     Robert Dobie       deceased.

In the name of God. Amen. I Robert Dobie Surgeon of Brigus Conception Bay being sick but of a sound mind declare this my last will and testament. I give and bequeath to Julia Dobie my lawful and beloved wife all my effects consisting of whatever they may As witness my hand this twenty first day of June in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and thirty seven. Robert Dobie his X mark    William Dow, witness.   Ingham Sutcliffe, witness.

Certified Correct,
D. M. Browning



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

Page Revised by Ivy F. Benoit (March 10, 2003)

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