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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
Alice Trelegan



Will of Alice Trelegan
from Newfoundland will books vol 12 page 32 probate year 1921

In re Alice Trelegan       deceased

In the name of God amen. This is the last Will and Testament of me Alice Trelegan of St. John's Widow. I appoint my niece Alice Coughlan of St. John's the sole Executrix of this my last Will and Testament. After all my just debts are paid, I devise and bequeath, all I die possessed of to my said niece Alice Coughlan for her sole use and benefit. during her life, and after her death the remainder to my grand niece Minnie Coughlan at present of Boston Mass in the United States of America. If Minnie Coughlan should die before my niece Alice Coughlan, then the said Alice Coughlan is to have absolute right to dispose of the property as she pleases. Dated at St. John's this 27th day of March A.D.1915     Alice Trelegan
Signed by the said Testatrix in our presence who at the same time signed our names in witness thereof Angela McLoughlan    W.J. Carroll.

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

(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
Fiat April 28/21
Johnson J.
Probate granted
to Alice Coughlan
April 29/21
Estate 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, Alana Bennett,
Wendy Weller, Eric Weller and Kristina Americo

REVISED BY: Ivy F. Benoit March 12, 2002

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