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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
William Thomas Hill


Will of William Thomas Hill
from Newfoundland will books volume 10 page 380 probate year 1916

In re
      WILLIAM T. HILL deceased.

      St. Johns January 15th 1911    Last will and testimony of William Thomas Hill    I hereby bequeath to my wife Lucy Hill all my interest in the farm at Windsor Lake and my interest in the Hoylestown property as long as she lives, and at her death my interest in the farm to my son William Archibald Hill, and my interest in the Hoylestown property to my daughter Marion Hill    I also leave to my wife Lucy all my household effects I appoint as administrator John Hill Sined W.T. Hill Witness Jan. Fred Seymour    Gertrude Seymour

(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
Apr 6/16
Apr 20/16
granted to
John Hill
Estate sworn
at $2210.00



Note: The wills in those will books are NOT actual wills. They are either hand-written copies or in later years typed copies of a, "last will and testament," written or typed 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 and also no paragraphs. 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. However, in some of the very long wills, we have tried to insert paragraphs to make it easier for the researcher to read the document.

Page Contributed by Judy Benson & Ivy F. Benoit

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

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