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Will of Albert Evelyn Janes
In re Albert Evelyn Janes deceased
In the name of God. Amen. I, Albert Evelyn Janes of Hants Harbor, in the district of Trinity, in the Island of Newfoundland being of sound and disposing mind, wisdom, and understanding, do hereby, make and declare this, as, and is my last Will and Testament:- I hereby bequeath and leave all money or monies standing to my credit at the Savings Bank, Hearts Content Branch also all money or monies which shall be placed to my credit at the Bank of Montreal to Marjorie Ella Janes, to have and to hold as her absolute property forever, conditional that the said money shall not be drawn by her or any other person until after the last day of January in the year of our Lord nineteen hundred and seventeen. All other goods that I may die possessed of such as clothes, jewelry, trinkets etc. I leave to my father James W. Janes of Hants Harbor in the Island of Newfoundland I hereby appoint James W. Janes to act as my Executor signed and sealed by me at St. John's in the Island of Newfoundland this first day of February A.D. nineteen hundred and fifteen in the presence of us, who in his presence, and in the presence of each other have hereunto subscribed our names as witnesses:- Witnesses Egbert G. Coyell. Frederick A Hollands.
Correct William F. Lloyd
(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
|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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Revised: October 16, 2001 (Ivy F. Benoit)
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