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Will of James Kennedy
This is the last will and testament of me James Kennedy of St. John's in the island of Newfoundland Baggage Master made this 9th day of November Anno Domini one thousand nine hundred and twenty eight. I hereby revoke all former wills and testamentary dispositions by me at any time heretofore made.
I appoint my wife, Ellen Kennedy, to be the executrix of this my will. I give devise and bequeath my house on Balsam Street, in St. John's aforesaid, amount due in the Railway Group Insurance and in the Railway Telegraphers Insurance and all other property of every description. AND wheresoever situate unto my said wife, absolutely. IN WITNESS WHEREOF I have hereunto subscribed my hand to this my will the day and year first above written. JAMES KENNEDY
(Listed in the margin)
|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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