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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
Rose E. G. Earle


Will of Rose E. G. Earle
from Newfoundland will books vol 11 page 276 probate year 1919

In re Rose E. G. Earle       deceased

I Rose E. G. Earle, Widow, Bay Roberts, Newfoundland being of sound mind, and memory do hereby make my last will, and testament, revoking all previous wills. I expressly direct, that all my earthly goods, and property of which I shall die possessed of, be disposed of in the following manner. My property comprising house and land with all personal effects, situated on Water Street, Bay Roberts, I give and bequeath unconditionally to my daughter, Winifrid Seager Earle, I further direct that all the money, or currency I die possessed of shall also be my daughters. To my sons, William & Arthur, at present residing in Canada, I will & bequeath to them, a piece of land situated at Shearston, Bay Roberts. I hereby appoint Winifrid Seager Earle of Bay Roberts Nfld, to be my Executrix of this my last will and testament. In witness thereof I have hereunto affixed my own proper signature this 1st day of October one thousand, nine hundred & eighteen, at Bay Roberts Newfoundland. Signed Rose E.G. Earle    Maggie Murphy     Ann Murphy

Correct William F. Lloyd
Registrar of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland.

(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
Jan. 8/19
Kent J.
granted to
Winifrid S.
Jan. 23/19
Estate sworn
at $1253.60



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.

This page contributed by Judy Benson, Alana Bennett, Wendy Weller and Eric Weller

REVISED: October 12, 2001 (Ivy F. Benoit)

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