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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
Mary Elizabeth Taylor



Will of Mary Elizabeth Taylor
from the Newfoundland will books volume 12 page 156 probate year 1922


This is the last will and testament of me Mary Elizabeth Taylor of St. John's Spinster. I appoint the Eastern Trust Company Executors of this my last will and testament. I give devise and bequeath everything of which I shall die possessed or entitled to whether real personal or chattles real to my nieces Olive Christian and Gladys O'Leary share and share alike. My Solicitor Mr. McNeily has a list of personal effects which I should like them to deliver to the friends mentioned in the list.
In Witness Whereof I have hereunto subscribed and set at St. John's this 15th day of August 1921. M.E. TAYLOR.
Signed published and declared by the testatrix as and for her last will and testament in the presence of us who in her presence and in the presence of each other have hereunto subscribed our hands as witnesses. M.M. Milley.    J.A.W.W. McNeily of St. John's. Solicitor.

William F. Lloyd
Registrar of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland

(Listed in the Margin next to this will the following)
Fiat Jan 30/22
Kent J.
Probate granted to The Eastern Trust co.
Jan 30/22.
Estate sworn
at $2,400.00



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 June 28, 2002

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