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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
Job Vine



Will of Job Vine
from Newfoundland will books volume 12 page 251 probate year 1922


This is the last Will and Testament of me Job Vine of St. John's Master Mariner hereby revoking all other and former wills by me at any time made I give devise and bequeath to my daughters Bride and Jane Vine children of my first wife Mary Ann Vine deceased after the payment of all my just debts funeral and testamentary expenses all the money and property of every nature and description and wheresoever situate of which I may die possessed share and share alike.
I appoint James Hawe and Garrett Brownrigg of St. John's Executors of this my will.
Dated at St. John's this 18th day of November A. D. 1898. JOB VINE.
Signed by the said testator as 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 hereunto subscribed our names as witnesses. Alfred B. Morine   M.P. Gibbs.

William F. Lloyd
Registrar of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland

(Listed in the Margin next to this will the following)
Fiat August
Johnson J.
Probate granted
to James Hawe.
August 19/22
Estate sworn
at $4230.89



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

REVISED BY: Ivy F. Benoit May 30, 2002

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