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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
Reginald Sullivan


Will of Reginald Sullivan
from Newfoundland will books volume 12 page 551 probate year 1924

In re

Pouch Cove St Johns East

This is to certify that I Reginald Sullivan of Pouch Cove St Johns East on or before leaving the aforesaid place for eye treatment to the U S A or Canada as may be do make this my last will and only one should I happen not to return I leave behind to my wife and children namely Ruth Nat Cecil Grace Margoria my dwelling house and all its contents so long as my wife remains Maude Mae Sullivan and all monies in the Royal bank and also the Shop and its contents also my insurance in the Manfcts Life to be divided one half to school Nath one half to school Cecil

      I leave to my sons Herbert and Stanley each a Motor Truck and Motor boat and Engine all nets and twines namely Trap and Ropes and all contents for the fishery but all my land is for the four boys Herbert Stanley Nath Cecil including fishing property if the two younger boy may want it if they do not its to be used only by Herbert & Stanley and also Horse Barn Stores for their use and go on as they allways did

      I leave to my wife to give to Herbert Two hundred and fifty dollars $250.00 each also Stanley Two hundred and fifty dollars 250.00 and to Beatrice and Susie 25.00 $ each the sum of 50.00$

      I appoint Chas Williams of St Johns to see this carried through.

William F. Lloyd
Registrar of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland

(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
Fiat May 6/24
Horwood C.J.
Probate granted
to Charles
May 6/24
Estate sworn
at $8075.00



Note: The wills in those will books are NOT actual wills. They are either hand-written copies or in later years typed copies of a, "last will and testament," written or typed 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 and also no paragraphs. 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. However, in some of the very long wills, we have tried to insert paragraphs to make it easier for the researcher to read the document.

Page Contributed by Judy Benson & Ivy F. Benoit

Page Revised by Ivy F. Benoit (Wednesday February 20, 2013)

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