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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
Fannie Learie


Will of Fannie Learie
from Newfoundland will books volume 11 page 529 probate year 1920

In re Fannie Learie       deceased

This is the last Will and Testament of me Fannie Learie of St. John's in the Island of Newfoundland, Widow.

  • First. I revoke all wills and testamentary dispositions by me at any time heretofore made.
  • Second. I give devise and bequeath all my property to my daughter Sarah F. Learie.
  • Third. I appoint Charles F.Ayre of St. John's merchant sole Executor of this my will.

In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand at St. John's aforesaid this thirtieth day of June Anno Domini one thousand nine hundred and nineteen. Fannie Learie
Signed by the said Fannie Learie in the presence of us, both present at the same time, who at her request, in her presence and in the presence of each other have hereunto subscribed our names as witnesses.     Jas P. Blackwood    J.E. White

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

(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
Fiat Oct. 27/20
Kent J.
Probate granted
to Charles P. Ayre
Oct. 27/20
Estate sworn
at $4770.00



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, Alana Bennett,
Wendy Weller, Eric Weller and Kristina Americo

REVISED BY: Ivy F. Benoit March 26, 2002

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