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Will of Michael Power
(From FHL Film #2070901 Newfoundland Supreme Court Wills 1929-1932)
Tor's Cove Feerland Dist Nfld
I Michael Power of Wm. in the District of Feerland , being of sound mind and memory, and understanding do make my last will and testament in number and form following.
Michael Power of Wm.
Signed , sealed and declared by the above Michael Power of Wm. , and as for his last will and testament , in the presenof us,who have hereunto subscribed our names at his request , as witness thereof, in presence of the said testator and of each other.
John T. Power
/s/ William T Lloyd
[Handwritten note in right margin]
|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 & Transcribed by Ernie Kraut
Page Revised by Ivy F. Benoit (March 22, 2003)
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