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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
Alexander Read


Will of Alexander Read
from Newfoundland will books volume 12 page 412 probate year 1923

In re

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 alike.
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.
Chas E. Hunt

William F. Lloyd
Registrar of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland

(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
Fiat July 20/23
Johnson J.
Probate granted
to Elizabeth
A. Read.
July 20/23.
Estate sworn
at $1850.00



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