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Will of Tryphena S. Frazer
I, Tryphena S. Frazer born at Bonavista on the 14th day of March 1867, and now residing at St. John's Nfld, declare this to be my last will & Testament. I give & bequeath to my three children, Harry Boyd Frazer, Mary Ruth Frazer & Donald McLaren Frazer all my possessions including money, house, furniture, clothing, to be divided equally among them. They have the right to sell the house & Furniture if they feel disposed to do so, & divide the proceeds equally among them.
(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. |
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