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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
George Robert Jenkins



Will of George Robert Jenkins
from the Newfoundland will books volume 12 page 362 probate year 1923


The Will of George R. Jenkins.

This is the last Will and Testament of George Robert Jenkins of North Side Western Bay Bay De Verde District Nfld. I hereby devise and bequeath to my son Hedley Bartlett Jenkins for his own use and benefit absolutely and forever all my estate and effects both real and personal whatsoever and wheresoever and of what nature and quality soever, as follows Dwelling shop Outhouses lands including half of the long Pinch Garden. I hereby appoint Alex Sellars and James Taylor to be Executors of my Will.
In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and Seal this Thirteenth day of June One thousand nine hundred and twenty one. GEORGE R. JENKINS
Witnesses ) Alexander Sellars
      ) James Taylor
      ) John W. Winsor
    Meth. Clergyman.

William F. Lloyd
Registrar of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland

(Listed in the Margin next to this will the following)
Fiat April 21/23
Johnson J.
Probate granted
to Alexander
Sellars & James
April 27/23.
Estate sworn
at $1380.00



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 June 24, 2002

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