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Will of Henry Webber
In re Henry Webber deceased
In the Name of God Amen. I Henry Webber of Harbor Grace Northern District of Conception Bay Newfoundland, finding myself at present weak in body yet enjoying perfect soundness in mind and memory thanks be to the Almighty for this mercy and knowing the certainty of death and uncertainty of life do think it necessary to make this my lest will and testament First I commit my soul to Almighty God who gave it and my body to the earth there to be deposited in a christian like manner according to the rules of the Church of England and my worldly goods which hath pleased God to intrust to my to my care I give and bequeath in manner and form following,
Given under my hand and seal In Harbor Grace Northern District of Conception Bay Newfoundland the fourth day of December in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and twenty six. Henry Webber [LS] Signed and Sealed in the presence of us. Henry Garland. Thomas Woolfrey,
|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: December 8, 2001 (Ivy F. Benoit)
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