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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
(H)
Maria Hennebury

 

Will of Maria Hennebury
from Newfoundland will books volume 8 pages 36 & 37 probate year 1906.

In the Estate of
     Maria Hennebury       deceased.

I Maria Hennebury of St. John's in the Island of Newfoundland widow declare this to be my last will and Testament. I devise and bequeath all the real and personal estate to which I shall be entitled at the time of my decease unto my son James Edmund Hennebury of St. John's aforesaid Cooper absolutely, and I appoint the said James Edmund Hennebury sole executor of this my will hereby revoking all former testamentary writings. Dated at St. John's aforesaid this ninth day of August A.D. one thousand nine hundred and one Maria her x mark Hennebury.
Signed by the said Maria Hennebury (by affixing her mark thereto) as her last will and Testament (having first been read over and explained to the said testatrix) in the presence of us present at the same time who at her request in her presence and in the presence of each other have subscribed our names as witnesses Frank D. Lilly   Cyril J. Cahill

I certify the foregoing to be a correct copy of the last will and testament of Maria Hennebury
D. M. Browning

Registrar

(Listed in the margin next to this will)
Fiat
June 13/06
Emerson J.
Probate
granted to
James E
Hennebury
on the 15th
day of June
AD 1906.
Estate
sworn at
$1300.00

 

 

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 and Ivy F. Benoit

Page Revised by Ivy F. Benoit (November 4, 2002)

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