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Will of Mary Anne Heale
The last will of Mary Anne Heale late of St. John's widow deceased
The last will & testament of Mary Anne Heale of the south side of St. John's in the colony of Newfoundland I leave & bequeath the two houses situated on Bannerman Street and the house situated on Bell Street, to my daughter Emma Heale I leave all my property money, furniture and what else is mine at my death to my daughter Emma Heale and in the event of her death all property shall be given absolutely to Rector of the Parish of St. Mary The Virgin St. John's to be used by him for the benefit of the church in the said parish The houses on Bannerman St. & Colonial Street must not be sold.
This is to certify the foregoing to be a correct copy of the last will and Testament of Mary Ann Heal.
(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. |
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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