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Will of Martha Pynn
In re Martha Pynn deceased
This is the last will and testament of me Martha Pynn of Quidi Vidi widow.
- Witness my hand this 5th day of December Anno Domini one thousand nine hundred and seventeen. - [sgd] Martha Pynn. Signed Published and Declared by the said Testatrix 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 [sgd] WP Wood Solicitor, St. John's Dec. 5th 1917 [sgd] Peter his X mark Martin Hayward Avenue St. John's
Correct Charles H. Emerson
(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
|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.
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Revised: October 17, 2001 (Ivy F. Benoit)
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