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Will of Catherine Everett
In re the Estate of Catherine Everett deceased
This is the last will and testament of me Catherine Everett of Petty Harbor in the Electoral district of St. John's west in the Island of Newfoundland widow.
In witness whereof I have hereunto my hand subscribed by making my mark at the Goulds aforesaid this twenty third day of October Anno Domini one thousand nine hundred and four
Catherine her X mark Everett.
I certify the foregoing to be a correct copy of the last will and testament of Catherine Everett.
(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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REVISED BY: Ivy F. Benoit May 16, 2002
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