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Will of Mary MacDougal
In re Mary MacDougal deceased
This is the last will and Testament of me Mary MacDougal of
56 Berkley Street Liverpool in the County of Lancashire, Widow. I
hereby revoke all wills and testamentary instruments heretofore by
me made. I appoint my son Thomas Gamble McDougal of 56 Berkley
Street Liverpool, Cashier and of (?) to
be the Executor of this my Will. I direct my Executor to pay my just
debts and funeral and testamentary expenses. I give and bequeath
all my estate and effects real and personal, which I may die possessed
of or entitled to unto my said son Thomas Gamble McDougal to
carry out the trusts of his fathers will. Witness my hand this 28th day
of July 1899. Mary MacDougal. Signed by the above named Testatrix
as her last will in the presence of us, both being present at the
same time, who in her presence and in the presence of each other
have hereunto subscribed our names as witnesses.
Correct Charles H. Emerson
(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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