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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
William Hayward Taylor


Will of William Hayward Taylor
from Newfoundland will books volume 10 page 163 probate year 1914.

In re
     William Hayward Taylor       deceased.

This is the last Will and Testament of me William Hayward Taylor of Carbonear in the Island of Newfoundland. I devise and bequeath to my wife Catherine Taylor all my property as follows:- viz my dwelling house and furniture and all other material in connection therewith, my outhouse and all belonging thereto, my cellar and all my land property to be hers absolutely and I appoint George A Moulton sole executor of this will hereby revoking all former and other wills codicils or testamentary writings heretofore by me at any time made. In witness whereof I the testator have hereunto set my hand this sixth day of August in the year of our Lord one thousand nine hundred and thirteen -William H. Taylor - Signed and declared by the testator and for his last will and Testament in the presence of us who in his presence at his request and in the presence of each other have subscribed our names as witnesses Thomas Geary   Margaret Moulton

Certified correct.
D. M. Browning

(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
Jan 30/14
Jan 30/14
to George
A. Moulton
sworn at



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

Page Revised by Ivy F. Benoit (December 19, 2002)

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