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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
Joseph Horwood


Will of Joseph Horwood
from the Newfoundland will books volume 10 page 22 probate year 1913

In re Joseph Horwood      deceased.

St. John's Newfoundland Feb. 24. 1913. This is to certify that this is my last will and Testament. I bequeath to Jeremiah H. Dee of Allan's Square my house (9 Allan's Square) and all the contents therein Signed by my hand in the presence of the two witnesses whose names are appended hereon. - Joseph Horwood his X mark - Witnesses John Dooley    Daniel O'Callaghan

Certified Correct.
D. M. Browning

(Listed in the Margin next to this will the following)
Mar 11/13
C. J.
Adm. C.t.a.
April 2/13
granted to
J. H. Dee
Thos. Bonia
P. J. Malone
sworn at



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

REVISED BY: Ivy F. Benoit July 8, 2002

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