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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
(K)
Richard King

 

Will of Richard King
from Newfoundland will books volume 4 pages 105-106 probate year 1880

In re
Richard King deceased.

February 25th 1880.     this is the last will and testament of Richard King of Prys Cove I do hereby will to my son John King and his ears my dwelling house and stable I do also give my garden on the front side of the house and the garden on the wester end of the house and my siller and my path ways an passages I also give to my son John King and his ears my Fish House and Flake and landing place and my path ways and pasages    I also give my son John King and his ears my garden which I possess at the head of the pond for ever     Richard his X mark King     Elijah Tricket    John Tricket his X mark-

Certified correct,
D. M. Browning
Registrar

 

 

Note: The wills in those will books are NOT actual wills. They are either hand-written copies or in later years typed copies of a, "last will and testament," written or typed 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 and also no paragraphs. 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. However, in some of the very long wills, we have tried to insert paragraphs to make it easier for the researcher to read the document.

Page Contributed by Judy Benson & Ivy F. Benoit

Page Revised by Ivy F. Benoit (Wednesday February 20, 2013)

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