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Will of Thomas Dunphy
The last will Thomas Dunphy late of St. John's Cooper, deceased.
This is the last will and testament of me Thomas Dunphy of St. John's in the Island of Newfoundland Cooper I devise and bequeath all my dwelling house situate on Flower Hill in the town of St. John's aforesaid and all my household furniture of every description and all the real and personal estate to which I shall or may be entitled to at the time of my decease unto my two daughters Anastatia and Elizabeth Dunphy and I appoint my daughter Anastatia Dunphy sole executor of this my will hereby revoking all other testamentary workings In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand this twenty sixth day of December A.D. eighteen hundred and ninety-six Thomas his X mark Dunphy. Signed by the said testator Thomas Dunphy as and for his last will and testament in the presence of us who at his request in his sight and presence and in the presence of each other have subscribed our names as attesting witnesses Jas. J. Collins Notary Public Patrick Flinn Flower Hill
I certify the foregoing to be a correct copy of the last will of Thomas Dunphy.
(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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