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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
William Hewardine


Will of William Hewardine
from Newfoundland will books volume 6 page 524 probate year 1899

Part 1 - Petition contributed by Colleen Haynes


The petition of Mary Hewardine of St. John's in the Island of Newfoundland, widow, humbly sheweth:-

  1. That William Hewardine late of St. John's aforesaid, Yeoman, died at that place in the month of September 1892, having made and published his last Will and Testament hereto annexed duly proven.

  2. That said testator left him surviving his widow your petitioner three sons William, Thomas and William Henry, and three daughters Elizabeth, Annie and Susie.

  3. That said testator was possessed at the time of his death of property of the probable value of $800.

That no Probate or Administration has been granted to any Will or to the Estate of said deceased.

Your petitioner therefore prays that Administration C.T.A. to the said Estate may be granted to her.

Dated at St. John's aforesaid this 14th day of July A.D. 1899.

Mary her X mark Hewardine

Having been first
read over aloud(?)
C. H. Hutchings

Part 2 - Will Contributed by Judy Benson, Sheila Tiberio & Ivy F. Benoit

Last will and Testament of
William Hewardine of St. John’s
Yeoman deceased

      St. John’s Jany. 7th A.D. 1899
In the name of God Amen. I William Hewardine of St. John’s Yeoman, do hereby make my last will and Testament. I hereby give devise and bequeath unto my wife Mary Hewardine all the real and personal property of which I am possessed, to be hers at her own control so long as she remains single. Should she marry again or die I devise that all the property left by me shall be equally divided between my children by my present wife. Should any of my children not remain protestants, It is my wish that they shall not participate in any way, in any property real or personal of which I may be possessed at my death. (Sgd) William his X mark Hewardine. Witnesses (having first been read over and explained in the presence of both of us and signed in the presence of both of us)     (sgd) Henry Cooke (sgd) W. Olive Wood.

      I certify the foregoing to be a correct copy of the last Will and Testament of William Hewardine deceased

D. M. Browning

(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
G H Emerson
Admn. Cta
granted to
July 24:1899
Sworn under



Part 1 - Petition Contributed by Colleen Haynes

Part 2 - Will Contributed by Sheila Tiberio, Judy Benson & Ivy F. Benoit

Page Revised by Ivy F. Benoit (Wednesday February 20, 2013)

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