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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
Stephen Peyton


Will of Stephen Peyton
from Newfoundland will books volume 11 page 59

In re Stephen Peyton       deceased

Stephen Peyton D.C. the Newfoundland contingent copy of Will of 2514, private and Peyton March 91917. In the event of my death I leave the whole of my property to my brother are paid and band Island focal district, Newfoundland. Signature Stephen Peyton. Rank and regiment. Private first Newfoundland. Certified true copy. Newfoundland fifth digit and W. Marshall Sargent for paymaster officer in charge records Charles H. Emerson registrar of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland



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 and Eric Weller

REVISED: November 22, 2001 (Ivy Benoit)

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