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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
John Traves


Will of John Traves
from Newfoundland will books volume 6 page 573 probate year 1900

Last will and Testament of
John Traves of St. John’s
Messenger deceased

      This is the last will and Testament of me John Traves of Saint John’s I hereby revoke all former wills by me made. I give devise and bequeath unto my daughter Margaret wife of Agnes Steele all the property of which I may die possessed and I appoint her sole executrix of this my will. In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand this second day of October in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and ninety six. (Sgd) John his x mark Traves. Signed by the said Testator as his last will and testament in the presence of us at the same time who at his request, in his presence, and in the presence of each other, subscribed our names as witnesses. Having been first read over and explained to the said Testator and he having signed the same by putting his mark thereto. (Sgd) Arthur W. Knight. (Sgd) William M. Clapp

      I certify the foregoing to be a correct copy of the last will and Testament of John Traves deceased

D. M. Browning

(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
D. Morison
granted to
Margaret Steele
the Executrix
Dated Feb. 2: 1900
sworn under



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