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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
Eugene B. Thompson



Will of Eugene B. Thompson
from Newfoundland will books vol 12 page 33 probate year 1921

In re Eugene B. Thompson       deceased

This is the last will and testament of me Eugene B. Thompson of Harbor Grace in the Island of newfoundland Druggist and Telegraph Operator.
First I give and bequeath unto my daughter Louise the sume of Two thousand five hundred dollars. And all the rest residue and remainder of my Estate and Effects of Whatsoever nature and wheresoever situate I give devise and bequeath unto my wife Alice M. Thompson absolutely and for ever and I hereby nominate and appoint my said wife as sole Executrix of this my said last will and testament. In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand at St. John's in the Island of newfoundland this nineteenth day of november Anno Domini One thousand nine hundred and fifteen    E.B. Thompson
Signed by the said Testator as and for his last will and testament in the presence of us who present at the same time, in his presence and in the presence of each other, at his request have hereunto subscribed our names as witnesses. J.A. Clift Solr   E.S. Pinsent

Codicil to my Will, dated 19th of november 1915 In consequence of a change of circumstances I hereby cancel the second clause of my said Will. Dated at Harbor Grace this 15th day of May 1920.   E.B. Thompson

Correct William F. Lloyd
Registrar of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland.

(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
Fiat April 26/21
Horwood CJ.
Probate granted
to Alice M Thompson.
April 27/21
Estate sworn
at $7328.00



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, Alana Bennett,
Wendy Weller, Eric Weller and Kristina Americo

REVISED BY: Ivy F. Benoit March 12, 2002

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