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Will of James Flynn
In the Estate of
This is the last will and testament of me James Flynn of the old Placentia Road, in the Island of Newfoundland, farmer made this 19th day of October Anno Domini Nineteen hundred and two. I give, devise, and bequeath all my interest of every description in the farm owned by my late father and upon which I now reside to my sister Johanna after my mother's death to have and to hold the same unto my said sister Johanna for ever. In the event of my said sister Johanna pre-deceasing my mother then I give, devise and bequeath my said interest in the said farm to my sister Ellen to have and to hold the same unto her and her assigns for ever. I appoint E.P. Morris executor of this my will
I certify the foregoing to be a correct copy of the last will and testament of James Flynn.
(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 (November 25, 2002)
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