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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
Elizabeth Jane Moore


Will of Elizabeth Jane Moore
from Newfoundland will books vol 11 page 417 probate year 1920

In re Elizabeth Jane Moore       deceased

This is the last will and testament of me Elizabeth Jane Moore of St. John's Widow I hereby revoke all former wills and other testamentary dispositions heretofore made by me and declare this to be my last will. I give devise and bequeath to my son William Moore the dwelling house No. 14 situate on the Eastern side of Waldegrave St in the town of St. John's aforesaid. I give devise and bequeath to my son Alexander my dwelling house No.16 situate on the Eastern side of Waldegrave St aforesaid. The said house having been occupied by him for the past twelve years or more. I give devise and bequeath to my son Alfred the dwelling house which he now occupies & being No. 12 situate on the Eastern side of Waldegrave St in the aforesaid town - The said properties above described to be held by my sons absolutely [fee simple] I appoint the above named Executors. In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand this seventeenth day of November A.D. 1910. Elizabeth Jane her X mark Moore. Signed by the said Elizabeth Jane Moore as her last will and testament [by making her mark the same having been first read over & explained] in the presence of us the subscribing witnesses at her request & in the presence of each other. Jacob Brinton.   S. D. Blandford.

Correct William F. Lloyd
Registrar of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland.

(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
Fiat Jan. 28/20
Kent J.
Probate granted
to Alfred
Moore and
William Moore
Feb 2nd/1920.
Estate sworn
at $3000.00



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, Alana Bennett,
Wendy Weller, Eric Weller and Kristina Americo

Revised: November 16, 2001 (Ivy F. Benoit)

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