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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
Samuel Genge


Will of Samuel Genge
from Newfoundland will books vol 11 page 344 probate year 1919

In re Samuel Genge       deceased

This is the last Will and Testament of me Samuel Genge of Channel, in the Electoral District of Burgeo and LaPoile in the Dominion of Newfoundland Gentleman. I give devise and bequeath all my real and personal estate of every description and wherever situate, unto my son George Thomas Genge absolutely forever. And I appoint my said son George Thomas Genge, sole Executor of this my will, and revoke all previous Wills by me at anytime heretofore made and declare this writing to be my last Will and Testament. In witness whereof I hereunto set my hand this Thirty first day of December in the year of our Lord one thousand nine hundred and eighteen. Samuel Genge X his mark. Signed by the said Samuel Genge, the Testator, in the presence of us, who in his presence and in the presence of each other at the same time subscribe our name as witnesses, the said last Will and Testament having been first read over and explained to the said Testator Herbert H. Mackay Channel Nf Mercantile Agent Wilson Vardy Channel Nf    Harbour Master

Correct William F. Lloyd
Registrar of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland.

(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
Fiat July 12/19
Horwood C.J.
Probate granted
to George Thos
Genge - July 15/19
Estate sworn
at $1000.00



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, Alana Bennett, Wendy Weller and Eric Weller

Revised: October 20, 2001 (Ivy F. Benoit)

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