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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
Louisa Shepherd



Will of Louisa Shepherd
from the Newfoundland will books volume 10 page 32 probate year 1913

In re Louisa Shepherd      deceased.

This is the last will and Testament of Louisa Shepperd widow of Pool's Island in the District of Bonavista in the Island of Newfoundland, I will bequeath and devise that what remains of the money left me by my son Jeremiah Shepherd be equally divided between my children namely, Darius Shepherd. Roseana Winters. Peter Shepherd. Caroline Kean. Jonas Shepherd. Elizabeth Taylor and Eliza Dunlop. I appoint Mr. I.J. Mifflin Magistrate of Greenspond to be my executor.
In witness whereof I place my mark this eighth day of June in the year of our Lord one thousand nine hundred and twelve - Louisa her X mark Shepperd -
Witness to signature mark J.G. Hiscock.   Frederick Samuel Brown.
We J.G. Hiscock and F.S. Brown declare that the will of the back hereof was read over and explained and the testatrix Louisa Shepherd placed her mark to the signature at the bottom of the will in our presence at Pool's Island. District of Bonavista on the 8th day of June 1912. J.G. Hiscock.     Frederick Samuel Brown

Certified Correct.
D. M. Browning

(Listed in the Margin next to this will the following)
April 16/13
C. J.
April 17/13
granted to
Isaac J.
sworn at



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 and Ivy F. Benoit

REVISED BY: Ivy F. Benoit July 8, 2002

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