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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
James Moore



Will of James Moore
from Newfoundland will books volume 11 page 601 probate year 1921

In re James Moore       deceased

This is the last Will and Testament of me James Moore of Saint John's Sailmaker. I hereby revoke all wills and other testamentary dispositions heretofore made by me and declare this to be my last Will. I give devise and bequeath all my property estate and effects of every nature and kind whatsoever unto and to the use of my wife Elizabeth Jane Moore absolutely and for ever and I appoint John Stidstone of Saint John's Painter Executor of this my last Will.
In Witness Whereof I have hereunto set my hand this second day of November Anno Domini One thousand nine hundred James Moore
Signed by the said James Moore as his last Will and Testament in the presence of us who in his presence at his request and in the presence of each other have hereunto subscribed our names as witnesses. Jas. J. Channing     S. D. Blandford.

William F. Lloyd
Registrar of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland

(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
Fiat March 5/21
Horwood C.J.
Adm. c.t.a.
granted to Sir
Wm. F. Lloyd
March 5/21
Estate Sworn
at $3060.00



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, Wendy Weller and Ivy Benoit

REVISED BY: Ivy F. Benoit April 26, 2002

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