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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
Philip G. Ereaut


Will of Philip G. Ereaut
from Newfoundland will books vol 11 page 212 probate year 1918

In re Philip G. Ereaut       deceased

The will of Philip G. Ereaut of Burgeo Dt of Burgeo LaPoile in the Island of Newfoundland. I devise and bequeath to my beloved wife Sarah J. Ereaut my Dwelling house land and all household furniture whatsoever all cash on hand and in banks or otherwise invested. In the event of her death then everything to go to my daughter Elizabeth and her children Should my wife get married again she then forfeits everything and my daughter Elizabeth takes everything the same as if her mother had died I appoint my trusty friend Henry Clement and Joseph Small to be my executors to this my last will and Testament. In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this 9th day of March one thousand nine hundred and eighteen - [sgd] Philip Ereaut [LS] Signed by the said Philip G. Ereaut and declared by him to be his last will and Testament in our presence who in his presence and at his request have hereunto subscribed our hands as witnesses Eric S. Tarrant clerk in Holy Orders     Joseph Small J. P.

Correct Charles H. Emerson
Registrar of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland.

(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
Oct 14/18
Oct 15/18
sworn at



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 9, 2001 (Ivy Benoit)

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