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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
(L)
Gideon Lane

 

 

Will of Gideon Harland Lane
died 7 Aug 1917,
from Newfoundland will books vol 11 page 281 probate year 1919

In re Gideon Lane       deceased

In the event of my death I give the whole of my property and effects to Mrs. Mary Lane James Town Bonavista Bay Newfoundland. Signature Gideon Lane Pte. No. 1482. Newfoundland Regiment. Certified True Copy. Newfoundland Contingent. W. A. Timewell Major Chief Paymaster & Officer I/C. Records.

Correct William F. Lloyd
Registrar of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland.

(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
Fiat
Feb. 5/19
Kent J.
adm cta granted
to Mary
Lane
Feb. 6/19
Estate sworn
at $157.90

 

 

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 4, 2002

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