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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
(M)
John Taylor Moore

 

 

Will of John Taylor Moore
from Newfoundland will books volume 7 page 530 probate year 1905

Moore John Taylor       Last will of

Will of John Taylor Moore of Saint Anthony in the Island of Newfoundland Justice of the Peace. I give devise and bequeath everything of which I may die possessed unto my wife Anne Maria Moore. I appoint Albert Soper of St. John's Grocer Executor of this my will.
In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand this 4th day of September AD 1905. John Taylor his X mark Moore.
Signed by the said John Taylor 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 (the same having first been read over and explained) Geo. W.B. Ayre     Diana Soper.

I certify the foregoing to be a correct copy of the last will of John Taylor Moore.
D. M. Browning

Registrar

(Listed in the Margin next to this will the following)
Fiat
Nov 23/05
Horwood C.J.
Probate to
Albert Soper
27 Nov. 05
Est. $3890.00

 

 

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 May 23, 2002

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