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Will of Maria Hennebury
In the Estate of
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.
I certify the foregoing to be a correct copy of the last will and testament of Maria Hennebury
(Listed in the margin next to this will)
|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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Page Revised by Ivy F. Benoit (November 4, 2002)
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