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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
(T)
Mary Taylor

 

 

Will of Mary Taylor
from the Newfoundland will books volume 10 pages 62 & 63 probate year 1913

In re Mary Taylor      deceased.

In the name of God, Amen. I Mary Taylor of Carbonear, widow, relict of the late Joseph Taylor of Carbonear Planter being of sound and disposing mind memory and understanding, but being mindful of my mortality do this the twenty third day of November in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and sixty eight make and publish this my last will and Testament in manner and form following that is to say.
First I give, devise, and bequeath all my right title and interest of into and out of all the one third of the property of and belonging to my late husband Joseph Taylor and now in my possession, as follows: one third part of the said one third of the property to my son Joseph P. Taylor and to his heirs for ever. One third part of the said one third of the property to my son Frederick R. Taylor, and to his heirs for ever One third part of the said one third of the property to my son Benoni Taylor and to his heirs for ever and in consequence of my devising bequeathing and giving all my right title, and interest of into and out of all the one third of the said property to my said sons, I do hereby intend design, and decree that my daughter Julia A. Taylor shall be maintained and supported or and during her natural life by my said sons Joseph P. Taylor, Frederick R. Taylor, and Benoni Taylor.
And I do hereby make ordain, constitute and appoint Edward S. Pike of Carbonear, Sail maker, executor to this my last will and testament hereby revoking all former and other wills and testaments by me at any time heretofore made.
In witness whereof I have to this my last will and testament set and subscribed my hand and seal the day and year first above written. - Mary her X mark Taylor - (LS)
Signed sealed published and declared by the said testator, Mary Taylor as and for her last will and testament in presence of us who at her request in her presence and in the presence of each other have hereunto subscribed our names as witnesses thereto Edgar Taylor     Fredk T. Bemister

Certified Correct.
D. M. Browning
Registrar

(Listed in the Margin next to this will the following)
Fiat
C.J.
June 2/13
adm. C.t.a.
June 12/13
granted to
Duncan
J. Taylor
Sureties
T.A. Moulton
A?y L. Taylor
Estate
sworn at
$300.00

 

 

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 12, 2002

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