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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
(L)
John J. Lewis

 

Will of John Thomas Lewis
died 12 April 1918
from Newfoundland will books vol 11 page 264 probate year 1919

In re John T. Lewis       deceased

In the event of my death I give the whole of my property and effects to my mother, Mrs. Margaret Fiever. Signature. John T. Lewis, Rank & Regt. Private. 2746 date Newfoundland. 22/7/17. Newfoundland Contingent. F.W. Marshall Capt. for 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
Jan 4/19
Johnson J.
adm cta
granted to
Margaret Fiever
Jan 8/19
Estate sworn
at $800.00

 

 

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 and Ivy F. Benoit

REVISED BY: Ivy F. Benoit June 4, 2002

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