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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
Catherine Simms


Will of Catherine Simms
from Newfoundland will books volume 6 page 551 probate year 1899

Last will and Testament of
Catherine Simms of St. John’s
widow deceased

      This is the last will and Testament of me Catharine Simms of St. John’s in the Island of Newfoundland. Widow.
First. I give devise and bequeath to my daughters Hannah Simms and Margaret Simms and their respective heirs Executors and administrators share and share alike all monies property and everything that I may be possessed of at the time of my death.
Second. I appoint my son Alfred Simms the Executor of this my last will and Testament. And I hereby revoke all former wills by me at my time made - In witness whereof I have hereto set my hand this Eighth day of October A.D. one thousand eight hundred and ninety (sd) Catherine Simms. Signed by the said Catherine Simms in our presence as and for her last will and Testament who in her presence at her request and in the presence of each other have hereto set our hands as witnesses (sd) John S. Simms. (Sd) Augustus O. Hayward

      I certify the foregoing to be a correct copy of a duplicate of the last will and Testament of Catherine Simms deceased

D. M. Browning

(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
Geo H. Emerson
granted to
Alrd Simms
the Exor.
Ap 27: 1899
sworn under



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