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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
Peter Milley



Will of Peter Milley
from Newfoundland will books volume 12 page 257 probate year 1922


In the name of God, Amen. I, Peter Milley, of New Town, Western Bay, Bay De Verde District, Nfld. do make this my last will and testament. I leave all my property, including house, land, cattle etc. to be equally shared between my wife Caroline Milley and my son Alexander Milley. At my wifes death, her part reverts to my son Alexander Milley. The same also in case of her marrying again, when it becomes the property of my son Alexander Milley aforesaid Signed by me PETER his X mark MILLEY In presence of us James Crawley     Henry Milley X his mark   H.C. Hatcher
Postscript. I appoint my son Elias Milley sole Executor PETER his X mark MILLEY Sept 19th 1890.

William F. Lloyd
Registrar of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland

(Listed in the Margin next to this will the following)
Fiat August 19/22
Johnson J.
Adm. C. T. A.
granted to
Alexander Milley
Sept 13/22
Estate sworn
at $250.00



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 and Ivy F. Benoit

REVISED BY: Ivy F. Benoit June 2, 2002

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