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Will of James Lethbridge Senior
In re James Lethbridge Senior deceased
This is the last Will and Testament of me James Lethbridge Senior at Brooklyn, Bonavista Bay in the Island of Newfoundland Planter. I give and bequeath unto my beloved wife Jane Lethbridge all property of every description of which I may die possessed for and during the term of her natural life and after her death to my adopted son James Lethbridge. I appoint my wife the said Jane Lethbridge to be the Executrix of this my last Will and Testament. In Witness Whereof I the said Testator have hereunto subscribed my name at St. John's in the Island aforesaid this 2nd day of June A.D. 1920. James his X mark Lethbridge
(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
|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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