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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
Mary Ann Giles


Will of Mary Ann Giles
from Newfoundland will books volume 8 page 94 probate year 1906.

Giles Mary Ann.     Last will of

This is the last will and Testament of Mary Ann Giles, widow of John Giles, of Carbonear in the Island of Newfoundland & I give devise and bequeath to Harriet Babcock, who lives with me, my dwelling house and land, and all my household goods, chattels and furniture of which I may die possessed; except the furniture of the west bed-room which I give and bequeath to my grand niece Julia, daughter of William Henry Pike. Also any money of which I may die possessed I give and bequeath to Harriet Babcock. And I hereby appoint said Harriet Babcock the executrix of my said will. Dated at Carbonear this tenth day of August A.D. one thousand nine hundred and six. Mary Ann Giles.
Signed published and declared by the said testator as and for her last will and Testament in our presence, who in her presence and in the presence of each other have hereunto subscribed our names to witness to the due execution of the same Witnesses George A. Moulton   John ? Goodison

I certify the foregoing to be a correct copy of the last will and Testament of Mary Ann Giles deceased
End      D. M. Browning

(Listed in the margin next to this will)
Nov 30/06
Geo H Emerson
granted to
Harriet Babcock
on the 5th day
of December
A.D. 1906
Value of Est.



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 (December 18, 2002)

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