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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
Mary Mitchell



Will of Mary Mitchell
from Newfoundland will books volume 7 page 549 probate year 1906

In re the estate of
      Mary Mitchell      deceased

This is the last will and testament of me Mary Mitchell of St. John's in the Island of Newfoundland widow I appoint Timothy Mitchell of St. John's aforesaid Doctor of Medicine as sole executor of this my will. I give devise and bequeath to my said executor all my estate of whatsoever kind or nature of which I may be possessed at the time of my death In trust for the maintenance and support of my daughter Gertrude with full power to him to invest any and all moneys in whatsoever manner as he may deem best.
Date at St. John's aforesaid this 24th day of January A.D. 1906. Mary Mitchell
signed by the above named Mary Mitchell as her last will in the presence of us both being present at the same time who in her presence at her request and in the presence of each other have hereunto subscribed our names as witnesses
Catherine O'Grady.    Frank D. Lilly.

I certify the foregoing to be a correct copy of the last will and testament of Mary Mitchell
D. M. Browning


(Listed in the Margin next to this will the following)
Feby 18 1906
Johnson J.
Probate granted
to Timothy
M. Mitchell
on the 26th
day of February
A.D. 1906



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 May 26, 2002

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