Transcribed by Judy Benson & Ivy Benoit. While I have endeavored to be as correct as humanly possible, there could be some typographical errors

Newfoundland will books volume 10 page 343 probate year 1915

Will of Elizabeth Duke


This is the last will and testament of me Elizabeth Duke of Saint Johnís Married woman.

1. I give devise and bequeath all my property estate and effects of every description (after payment of my debts) to my children share and share alike.

2. I appoint the Rev. Wm. Jackman executor of this my will-

Witness my hand at Saint Johnís aforesaid this 17th day of May A.D. 1902. Elizabeth her X mark Duke Signed published and declared by the said testatrix as and for her last will and testament in the presence of us who in her presence at her request and in the presence of each other (all present at the same time) have hereunto subscribed our names as witnesses (the same having been first read over and explained to said testatrix and approved of by her) Samuel Ryan, 21 Cochrane St. St. Johnís George Baird 29 Patrick Street St. Johnís Nfld.

(Listed in the margin next to this will the following) Fiat Sept 8/15 C.J. Admn c.t.a. Novr 29/15 granted to Johanna Oliver Sureties: Thos Dodd Peter Collier Estate sworn at $150.00

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