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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
Levi March


Will of Levi March
from Newfoundland will books vol 11 page 217 probate year 1918

In re Levi March       deceased

I Levi March of Old Perlican in the Dominion of Newfoundland, being of sound mind, memory, and understanding, to make my last will and testament in manner and form following: First. I give to my wife Fanny two hundred dollars. Second. My wife Fanny is to live in my house as long as she cares to. Third. I leave to my son John all my property real personal and mixed of what nature and kind so ever and wheresoever. Fourth. I hereby appoint my son to Levi J. March executor of this my last will and testament. Fifth. What money belonging to me after paying my wife Fanny two hundred dollars is to be given to my son Levi John. Sixth. My son Levi John is to support my wife Fanny and what money she has left after she dies is to come back to my son Levi John.

I Levi March in witness whereof have to this my last will and testament, set my hand this third day of June 1918 -Levi his X mark March- Signed and declared by the above named Levi March as and for his last will and testament in the presence of us who have hereunto subscribed our names at his request as witnesses thereto, in presence of the said testator and of each other. Witness Sergt. Alex March     Ethel M. March

Correct Charles H. Emerson
Registrar of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland.

(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
Sept. 18
Johnson J.
Oct. 17/18
granted of
to Levi
John March
sworn at a



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, Alana Bennett, Wendy Weller and Eric Weller

REVISED: December 25, 2001 (Ivy Benoit)

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