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Will of William Walker
In re William Walker deceased.
This is the last will and Testament of me William Walker of Brigus in the district of Port-De-Grave Newfoundland Fisherman I give devise and bequeath all my property consisting of my dwelling house and garden and bounded as follows - on the north side by Robert Burns' garden on the south by Breakers property on the East by Rendell's Lane and on the west by the road leading to English Town, unto my wife Eliza Ann Walker during the time of her natural life at her death the said property - house and garden - to become the sole property of my son Thomas C. Walker. And I appoint my brother John Walker and James Winter Executors of this my will:
(Listed in the Margin next to this will the following)
|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. |
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