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Will of Mary Garland
In the name of God Amen. I Mary Garland formerly wife of Charles Steel deceased now wife of Samuel Garland of the north side of Trinity in the Island of Newfoundland being in sound and disposing mind and memory, blessed be God for all His mercies, but being mindful of my latter and do make this my last will and testament hereby revoking all former wills made by me,
Note: The wills in those will books are NOT actual wills. They are either hand-written copies or in later years typed copies of a, "last will and testament," written or typed 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 (Wednesday February 20, 2013 AST)
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