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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
(P)
Frederick Power

 

Will of Frederick Power
from Newfoundland will books vol 11 page 332 probate year 1919

In re Frederick Power       deceased

This is the last Will and Testament of me Frederick Power of Oderin being sound of mind & weak of body this eighth day of January 1919. My life insurance with the Sun Life Co. of Canada Policy No. 169312 at $1000. to be drawn and placed in the Savings Dept. of the Bank of Montreal to the credit of my wife Margaret Power & not to be drawn except for necessity until my sons John & William attain their majority; The Property situate at Oderin with all appertaining thereto to come into the possession of my two sons John & William & my daughter Mary in equal shares between those three children; My wife Margaret Power is to assume all control of said property in every shape and form; Given at Oderin this eighth day of January 1919 & signed by said testator who in our presence has hereunto subscribed his name & at whose request we have subscribed our names as witnesses. Testator; Frederick Power. Witnesses Thomas J. Bride P.P. Joseph Dicks.

Correct William F. Lloyd
Registrar of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland.

(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
Fiat June 13/19
Kent J.
adm granted to
Margaret Power
Estate sworn
at $1500.00

 

 

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, Alana Bennett, Wendy Weller and Eric Weller

Revised: October 20, 2001 (Ivy F. Benoit)

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