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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
Eliza Marsh


Will of Eliza Marsh
from Newfoundland will books vol 11 page 334 probate year 1919

In re Eliza Marsh       deceased

This is the last will and testament of me Eliza Marsh of Bonavista in the District of Bonavista Newfoundland. I will and bequeath to my sons Joseph and Lewis my part of the meadow bounded on the West by the road leading to Cape Shore. On the South by John Fisher's garden. On the east by the stone wall and on the north by the remaining two-thirds of the garden. I will and bequeath my part of the garden near by George Keels residence to my sons Joseph and Lewis bounded on the east by the road leading to Cape Shore on the South by the well near the pond. On the west by George Keels Marsh and on the north by George Keels residence. I will and bequeath my part of the Red Head Cove garden to my sons Joseph and Lewis bounded on the South West by the road leading to the water side. On the North West by the water side. On the North East by John Marsh's garden on the South East by the marsh uncultivated. Eliza Marsh X her mark. Witnesses Heber John Tremblatt. Alexander Groves. Bonavista December 28th. 1909.

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

(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
Fiat June 18/19
Kent J.
adm granted to
Joseph Marsh
June 19/19
Estate sworn
at $400.00



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, Alana Bennett, Wendy Weller and Eric Weller

Revised: October 23, 2001 (Ivy F. Benoit)

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