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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
Elizabeth Wood Ellis


Will of Elizabeth Wood Ellis
from Newfoundland will books vol 11 page 384 probate year 1919

In re Elizabeth Wood Ellis       deceased

This is the last will and testament of Elizabeth Wood Ellis of Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Spinster. After the deaths of my sisters, Mary Frances Ellis Ellis (?) and Fanny Sarah Ellis, I hereby give devise and bequeath all my interest in the Brine and Ellis Estates unto my sister Suzannah Ellen Letitia Blatch, at present residing in the city of St. John's, Newfoundland, her heirs and assigns; but this bequest is made on the condition that no claim shall be made on the said Brine and Ellis Estates by the said beneficiary, Suzannah Ellen Letitia Blatch, or her heirs or assigns for any moneys advanced to her sisters by the said Suzannah Ellen Letitia Blatch, and that in case any such demand shall be made, then this Will shall become void and of no effect. I hereby revoke all other wills and testamentary dispositions by me at anytime heretofore made, In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this sixteenth day of January nineteen hundred and eleven, [1911]. Elizabeth Wood Ellis. Signed, sealed published and declared by the said Elizabeth Wood Ellis as and for her last will and testament in the presence of us present at the same time, who at her request, in her presence, and in the presence of each other have hereunto subscribed our names as witnesses to the due execution hereof. A.W. Stevens. As F. Hodgeson.

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

(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
Fiat Oct 20/19
Kent J..
Adm C.T.A.
granted to
Suzanna E. L.
Blatch, Nov. 2/19.
Estate sworn
at $2300.00



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 29, 2001 (Ivy F. Benoit)

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