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Will of Levi Squires
In re Levi Squires deceased
In the name of God Amen I Levi Squires farmer of Saint Phillips in the Electoral District of Saint John's West in the Island of Newfoundland Do hereby declare this to be my last Will and Testament I give devise and bequeath my whole property situate on the Western side of Saint Phillip's consisting of lands, Dwelling house, house-hold furniture, Outhouses, farming utensils, and all other effects real and personal of which I may die possessed or be entitled to, unto my wife Elizabeth Squires and I appoint Nathaniel Tucker of Saint Phillip's aforesaid to be the sole executor of this my will In witness whereof I have hereunto affixed my mark at Saint Phillip's this Nineteenth day of April Anno Domini One thousand nine hundred and Six Levi his X mark Squires
The Testator having first had this document read over and explained to him, declared it to be his last Will and Testament, and affixed his mark thereto in our presence, who in his presence and in presence of each other have hereunto subscribed our names as witnesses. Nathaniel Tucker. Charles R. Belbin.
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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