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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
James Wheeler


Will of James Wheeler
(from Newfoundland will books vol 11 page 44 probate year 1917)

In re James Wheeler deceased

Copy of Will of No. 1432. Pte. J. Wheeler
In the event of my death I give the whole of my property and effects to my Mother, Mrs. John Wheeler Torbay Road, St. John's Nfld.

Oct 12 1916
{signature} James Wheeler Private No. 1432 NFLD.

Correct Charles H. Emerson Registrar of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland

(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
Nov 19/17
Kent J.
adm c.t.a.
Nov 26/17
granted to
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.

This page contributed by Judy Benson, Alana Bennett, Wendy Weller and Eric Weller

REVISED: August 17, 2001 (Ivy Benoit)

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