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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
Diana Flynn


Will of Diana Flynn
from the Newfoundland will books volume 10 page 66 probate year 1913

In re Diana Flynn      deceased.

In the name of God, Amen. This is the last will and testament of me, Diana Flynn, widow and adminstratrix of the late Dennis Flynn of Turks Gut, in the electoral district of Harbor Main, in the Island of Newfoundland.

  1. It is my will and desire that my executrix hereinafter named shall first pay all my just debts, funeral and testamentary expenses.
  2. I give, devise and bequeath to my niece, Catherine Flynn, all the property, moneys, goods, chattels and effects of which I shall die possessed.
  3. I hereby appoint my said niece Catherine Flynn executrix of this my last will and testament, hereby revoking all other and former wills that may have been made by me.

In testimony whereof I have hereunto subscribed my hand by affixing my mark, at Brigus, this 11th day of August A.D. 1908 - Diana her X mark Flynn -
Signed by the said testatrix, by making her mark, as and for her last will and testament, in the presence of us who in her presence, at her request, and in the presence of each other, have hereunto subscribed our names as witnesses, the same having been first read over and explained to the said testatrix and assented to by her - Benj Bishop - Myles Doyle

Certified Correct.
D. M. Browning

(Listed in the Margin next to this will the following)
June 5/13
June 18/13
granted to
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.

Page Contributed by Judy Benson and Ivy F. Benoit

Page Revised by Ivy F. Benoit (October 8, 2002)

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