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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
James Malone



Will of James Malone
from Newfoundland will books vol 12 page 20 probate year 1921

In re James Malone       deceased

In the name of God. Amen. I, James Malone of Logy Bay in the Electoral District of St. John's East, Fisherman. do make publish and declare this as and for my last Will and Testament.

First. I give devise and bequeath to my son Patrick Malone all my lands properties goods estate and effects of every nature and kind of which I shall die possessed for his own sole use and benefit subject however to right which I hereby give to my wife Sarah Malone, to have her home on the said property and to be supported and maintained therefrom by my said son Patrick Malone so long as she shall live and remain unmarried upon the death or remarriage of my said wife the said right shall cease and the said lands porperties goods estate and effects shall be the absolute property of my said son Patrick Malone.

Secondly. I hereby nominate and appoint my said son Patrick Malone to be the Executor of this my will. James his X mark Malone.

Signed Published and Declared by the said Testator as and for his last will and testament in our presence who in his presence at his request and in the presence of each other have hereto subscribed our hands as witnesses at St. John's this 25th day of September 1915. It having first been read over and explained to the said testator who expressed himself as fully understanding the same.    J.M. Kent.    R.T. McGrath.

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

(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
Fiat April 14/21
Horwood J.
Probate granted
to Patrick Malone
April 16/21
Estate sworn at



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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REVISED BY: Ivy F. Benoit March 7, 2002

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