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Will of Mary Hannah Skelton
In re Mary Hannah Skelton deceased
This last will and testament of me Mary Hannah Skelton of St. John's widow of the late John Skelton Physician and surgeon revokes former wills by me made.
Dated St. John's this nineteenth day of April A.D. 1917 M. H. Skelton. Signed, published, and declared by the Testatrix as her last will in the presence of us the subscribers, who in her presence and in the presence of each other have subscribed our names as witnesses. James W. Jensen. [of St. John's, student in Theology] Geo M. Johnson [a Judge in Supreme Court of Nf]
This is the Codicil to my Will dated 19 April 1917. I bequeath my mahogany armchair which was my father-in-law's to my niece Mrs. Munn. Dated the 7 of October 1918. Mary Hannah Skelton
Correct William F. Lloyd
(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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