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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
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Susan Noble

 

Will of Susan Noble
from Newfoundland will books volume 1 pages 422 & 423 probate year 1843

In re
     Susan Noble       deceased.

In the name of God Amen, I Susan Noble of Twillingate Newfoundland being very sick and weak in body but of perfect mind and memory thanks be given unto God calling unto mind the mortality of my body and knowing that it is appointed for all men once to die do make and ordain this my last will and testament that is to say, principally and first of all I give and recommend my soul into the hand of Almighty God that giveth it and my body I recommend too the earth to be buried in decent Christian burial at the discretion of my executors nothing doubting but at the general resurrection I shall receive the same again by the mighty power of God and as touching such worldly estate wherewith it hath pleased God to bless me in this life I give devise and dispose of the same in the following manner and form
First I give and bequeath to Susan and Margett Haggett the too daughters of John & Ruth Haggett my bead and all my beading also I give to my well beloved daughters my gold ring to Susan Rowsell and after all my expenses is paid a good hedstone put to my greave and all lawful charges paid I give all the remainder of my money and clos and all my household goods to my four well beloved daughters and one grand daughter Hannah Spencer five persons in number equal shear to each person and I do hereby utterly disalow revoke disannul all and every other former testaments wills legacies bequestes and by me in aney ways before named willed and bequeathed ratifying and confirming this and no other to be my last will and testament
in witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand this fift day of November in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty one the names of all the persons who is to take equal shear of my estest An Yeats, Ruth Haggett, Elizabeth Noble, Susan Rowsell, Hannah Spencer. Susan her x mark Noble-
Signed published pronounced and declared by the said Susan Noble as her last will and testament in the presence of us who in her presence and in the presence of each other have hearunto subscribed our names. Simon Ward.     Henry Head.     William Rowsell whom I likewise constitute mak and ordain the sole executrix of this my last will and testerment.

Certified Correct,
D. M. Browning
Registrar

 

 

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

Page Revised by Ivy F. Benoit (April 14, 2003)

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