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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
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Will of Jessie Thompson
from Newfoundland will books volume 9 pages 26-27
probate year 1909
Jessie Thompson deceased.
This is the Last will and Testament
of me Jessie Thompson of St. John’s in the Island
of Newfoundland widow
First I desire that all the property of which I
may die possessed shall as soon as possible after my decease be sold
by my Executor hereinafter named and the proceeds thereof devoted to
the payment of my just debts funeral and testamentary expenses and the
balance thereof paid to the three of my children namely Beatrice
Taylor Jessie Hayward and my youngest son Frederick
G. Thompson in equal shares
I appoint Harry Hayward of St. John’s Accountant
to be sole Executor of this my will
In witness whereof I have hereunto
subscribed my hand at St. John’s aforesaid this 27th day
of September A.D. 1909 Jessie her x mark Thompson 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 our names subscribed as witnesses at her
request (The said testatrix having signed the same by making her mark
thereto the said will having been first read over & explained to
her in our presence) Louise J. Williams
D. M. Browning
(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
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