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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
(E)
Mary Frances Ellis

 

Will of Mary Frances Ellis
from Newfoundland will books vol 11 page 422 probate year 1920

In re Mary Frances Ellis       deceased

I, Mary Frances Ellis, of Charlottetown, in Queen's County, in Prince Edward Island, Spinster declare this to be my last Will and Testament. I bequeath all my interest in the Ellis and Brine estates unto my unmarried sisters so long as they shall require it either to keep house, or to pay board, and when they no longer require it then the whole of my share in the above estates shall go to my brother, James G. B. Ellis, now in England, and to his children. I hereby revoke all other wills and testamentary dispositions by me at anytime made heretofore. I hereby appoint my sister Marion S.B. Ellis, Executrix of this my Will. Dated in Charlottetown in Queen's County, in said Island, this fifteenth day of April, nineteen hundred and sixteen [1916], A.D. Mary F. Ellis. Signed, sealed and acknowledged by the above named Mary Frances Ellis as her Will in the presence of us present at the same time who in the presence of her and in the presence of each other have hereunto subscribed our names as witnesses. Silas F. Hodgson.  Isabel Meikle.   Silas F. Hodgson.

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

(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
Fiat Feb 11/20
Kent J.
adm C.T.A
granted to
Susanna Ellen
Letitia Blatch
Feb. 24/20.
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, Eric Weller and Kristina Americo

Revised: November 16, 2001 (Ivy F. Benoit)

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