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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
Alice Marshall


Part 1 - Contributed by Judy Benson as part of the wills project

Will of Alice Marshall
from Newfoundland will books volume 6 page 289 probate year 1896

Last Will and Testament of
Alice Marshall of Carbonear
Widow deceased
      This is the last Will and Testament of me Alice Marshall, Widow, of Carbonear in the Island of Newfoundland. I devise the whole of a small sum of money that may remain after my death and after my funeral expenses are paid, Also my bed and bedstead unto my Grandson Cleophas Marks of John and Caroline Marks to be his absolutely. And I appoint George A Moulton sole Executor of this will hereby revoking all former and other wills, codicils or testamentary writings heretofore by me at any time made.
In witness whereof I the testator have hereunto set my mark this Eighteenth day of October in the year of our Lord one thousand Eight hundred and ninety five (sgd) Alice her X mark Marshall.
Signed and declared by the testator as and for her last will and Testament in the presence of us who in her presence at her request and the presence of each other have hereunto subscribed our names as witnesses -
George A. Moulton. (Sgd) Caroline Marks.

      I certify the foregoing to be a correct copy of the last will and Testament of Alice Marshall deceased


(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
Fiat J.S. Winter
granted to
Geo A Moulton
the Executor.
Mar 4: 1896
Sworn under

Part 2 - Contributed by Colleen Haynes, December 2003

To the Honourable Joseph J. Little Chief Justice presiding Judge on Northern Circuit.

The petition of George Moulton of Carbonear Deputy Crown Land Surveyor

Humbly Sheweth:

That on the 4th day of March A.D. 1895 (6?) your petitioner obtained Letters of Probate to the last will and Testament of Alice Marshall late of Carbonear widow deceased.

That the said deceased Alice Marshall in and by her said last will and Testament bequeathed to her grandson Cleophas Marks a minor certain moneys on deposit in the Harbor Grace branch of the Newfoundland Savings Bank.

That said Cleophas Marks has recently died under the age of twenty one years and unmarried. That John Marks the father of said deceased Cleophas Marks survived the deceased.

That the value of the Estate of said Ceophas Marks deceased is of the value of sixty dollars or thereabouts.

That no probate to any will nor administration to the Estate of said deceased has been applied for or granted.

Your petitioner therefore prays that administration to the Estate of said deceased may be granted to him and as in duty bound your petitioner will ever pray & c.

Dated at Harbor Grace this 28th day of April A.D. 1899.

George Moulton

Harbor Grace

To wit       I George Moulton at present of Harbor Grace the petitioner named in the within written petition make oath and say that the several matters and things in the said petition contained and set forth are correct and true to the best of my knowledge and belief.

George Moulton

Sworn before me
At Harbor Grace
Aforesaid this
28th day of April
A.D. 1899

Manoll? Cou? S. A



Part 1 - Contributed by Sheila Tiberio, Judy Benson & Ivy F. Benoit

Part 2 - Contributed by Colleen Haynes

Page Revised by Ivy F. Benoit (Wednesday February 20, 2013)

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