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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
Michael J. Hynes


Will of Michael J. Hynes
from Newfoundland will books volume 15 page 111 probate year 1930


I Michael J. Hynes revoke all former wills and codicils by me made and declare this my last will.
I appoint my son Michael J. Hynes executor of this my will. I leave all my property including my house furniture and money in bank to my son Michael J. Hynes.
Signed as my last will and testament this 25th day of Feb 1930
in the presence of us who at his request
and in his presence duly attested
the same as witnesses he signing
the same by making his mark.    MICHAEL J. his X mark HYNES

James A. Power.
Norah Power.

William F. Lloyd
Registrar of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland

(Listed in the margin next to this will)
March 11/30
J. M. Kent
Probate granted
Michael J. Hynes
on the 12 day
of March A.D. 1930
Value of Estate



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.

Will scanned by Ernie Kraut & transcribed by Ivy F. Benoit

Page Revised by Ivy F. Benoit (April 10, 2003)

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