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Will of Catherine Farrell
In the Estate of
This is the last will and Testament of me Catherine Farrell of the South Side of Harbor Grace widow of John Farrell late of same place fisherman deceased. I give devise and bequeath unto my adopted son who is known as James Farrell (but who is the illegitimate offspring of Andrew Norcott and Susan Fry) and who is now living with me and supporting me all the estate property and effects of all and every kind soever of which I may die possessed or which may accrue or become payable to my estate at any time or times thereafter for his own sole use and benefit absolutely and forever. And I appoint the said James Farrell as sole executor of this my will. Dated at Harbor Grace this 10th June A.D. 1901 Catherine her x mark Farrell
I certify the foregoing to be a correct copy of the last will and Testament of Catherine Farrell deceased
(Listed in the margin next to this will)
|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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Page Revised by Ivy F. Benoit (December 18, 2002)
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