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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
Joseph Little


Will of Joseph Little
from Newfoundland will books volume 13 page 391 probate year 1926

In re

I, Joseph Little, of James, of the town of Bonavista in the Island of Newfoundland, Fisherman, being of sound and disposing mind and memory, do make and publish this my last will and testament.

(1st) I hereby appoint my wife Mary Little to be the Executrix of this my last will, directing her to pay all my just and lawful debts, funeral and testamentary expenses out of my estate as soon as conveniently may be after my decease.

(2nd) After the payment of my said debts, funeral and testamentary expenses, I give, devise, and bequeath all my real and personal estate, consisting of my dwelling House, and land in connection therewith with all buildings and erections thereon, also a garden known as the Upper garden, a small meadow, and also my water side premises all being situated at Canaille, or any other property or money of which I may be possessed at the time of my decease.

In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and Seal this Twenty second day of January in the year of our Lord One thousand nine hundred and ten.


Signed, published and declared by the said Joseph Little, as and for his last Will & Testament in the presence of us, both present at the same time, and in his presence, at his request, and in the presence of each other, have hereunto subscribed our names as witnesses to the due execution thereof.

H. J. Swyers Notary Public.
Emily Swyers.

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

(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
Fiat July 25/26
Johnson J
Probate granted
to Mary Little
July 26/26.
Estate sworn
at $470.00



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