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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
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Will of Alexander Read
from Newfoundland will books volume 12 page 412 probate
ALEXANDER READ. DECEASED.
This is the last Will and Testament of me, Alexander Read of
Curling, Bay of Islands, Telegrapher.
I appoint my wife, Elizabeth Ann Read,
sole Executrix of this my will.
I bequeath to my said wife all my
property, real and personal, and all goods and effects of which I may die possessed
to have and to hold the same during her lifetime or until she remarries. Upon
her death or in the event of her remarriage all my property, goods and effects
shall be divided equally between my three children, Selina Elizabeth,
Francis Charles and James Alexander; share and share
In witness whereof I have hereunto subscribed my hand at Curling aforesaid
this twenty fifth day of October A.D. 1921.
Signed, published and declared by the testator as his last will in our
presence, who in his presence and in the presence of each other have hereunto
subscribed our names as witnesses.
Bernard D. Lilly.
William F. Lloyd
Registrar of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland
(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
Fiat July 20/23
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