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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
Anne McDonald


Will of Anne McDonald
from Newfoundland will books volume 2 page 219 probate year 1856

In re
     Anne McDonald      deceased.

I Anne McDonald of Waterford Bridge do resign the land and house which at present I am in possession of and also the property at Riverhead with all the worldly goods that God by his bountiful hand has bestowed on me, I resign all these to my son John McDonald given under my hand this 15th Novr 1833. Anne McDonald, Witness, Patrick Ward, Andrew Sulivan.

Certified correct,
D. M. Browning



Note: The wills in those will books are NOT actual wills. They are either hand-written copies or in later years typed 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 & Ivy F. Benoit

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

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