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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
Ellen Power



Will of Ellen Power
from the Newfoundland will books volume 12 page 363 probate year 1923


This is the last Will and Testament of me Ellen Power of Saint John's in the Island of Newfoundland, Widow. I give devise and bequeath unto my four nieces Mary, Kate and Agnes Dooley also my nice Elizabeth Drayton all the estate and effects of whatever kind or description of which I shall die possessed of and I hereby appoint the said Mary Dooley the sole Executrix of this my last Will and Testament.
Witness my hand at Saint John's aforesaid this Tenth day of February Anno Domini one thousand nine hundred and twelve. ELLEN POWER.
Signed Published and Declared by the said testatrix (who is of sound mind and reason) as and for her last will and testament in the presence of us who at her request in her presence and in the presence of each other (all present at the same time) have hereunto subscribed our names as witnesses. Margaret M. Walsh.    Earnest Noseworthy.

William F. Lloyd
Registrar of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland

(Listed in the Margin next to this will the following)
Fiat April 27/23
Kent J.
Probate granted
to Mary Dooley
April 27/23.
Estate sworn
at $600.00



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 June 28, 2002

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