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Will of Thomas Bernard McGrath,
In re THOMAS B. MCGRATH. DECEASED.
This is the last will and testament of me Thomas B. McGrath of St. John's Newfoundland Engineer at present one of the Newfoundland Regiment and I revoke all former wills by me made I bequeath all I die possessed of to my brother Ronald M. McGrath If he should die before me then all my estate shall go to Mrs. John Thomey my grandmother. I appoint John Thomey husband of my grandmother executor of this my will.
(Listed in the Margin next to this will the following)
|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. |
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