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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
Daniel Landers


Will of Daniel Landers
from Newfoundland will books volume 8 page 90 probate year 1906.

In the Estate of
     Daniel Landers       deceased.

I Daniel Landers of Harbor Grace Newfoundland do make this my last will and Testament. I give and bequeath to Dr. W. A. Strapp all that piece of land with dwelling house thereon and situated and bounded by Gutton's Hill on the west, by Kildon Road on the North, by Heath's land on the South and East. I also give and bequeath to Thomas Griffin of Patrick the sum of Two hundred and eighty dollars. I also give and bequeath to the aforesaid Thomas Griffin of Patrick, one cow, two feather beds. I also give and bequeath to Mrs. Patrick Griffin one Chiffonier I hereby appoint Thomas Griffin of Patrick the executor of this will.
In witness thereof I have hereunto set my hand this twenty seventh day of May in the year of our Lord one thousand nine hundred and six. Daniel his x mark Landers
Signed by the said Testator Daniel Landers who having heard the above will read has placed his mark thereto in our presence who in his presence and in the presence of each other subscribe our names as witnesses J. L. Lawton.   E. D. Freeman

I certify the foregoing to be a correct copy of the last will and Testament of Daniel Landers deceased
End DMB   D. M. Browning

(Listed in the margin next to this will)
by the court
Nov 22/06
granted to
Thomas Griffin
on the 28th day
of November 1906
value of Est.



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

Page Revised by Ivy F. Benoit (December 18, 2002)

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