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 page 158 probate year 1925

Will of Eliza S. Dryer


This is the last Will and Testament of me Eliza S. Dryer, of St. John's, Spinster.

I revoke all former wills by me at any time made, and I appoint my sister Sarah the Executrix of this my will.

I will and direct that my said Executrix shall pay the sum of One Hundred dollars each to Mount Cashel Orphanage and Belvidere Orphanage.

I give and bequeath all the rest of the property of whatsoever kind I may die possessed to my sister sarah for her own use during her lifetime and after her death to my niece Maud Dryer.

In witness whereof I have hereunto subscribed my hand at St. John's aforesaid this twenty-fifth day of March, A.D. 1922.

ELIZA S her X mark DRYER

Signed Published and Declared by the Testatrix as and for her last Will and Testament in presence of us, both being present at the same time, who at her request and in her presence hereunto subscribe our names as witnesses attesting the due execution hereof, the same having been first read over and explained to the Testatrix who appeared perfectly to understand the same and who signed the same by making her mark thereto in our presence.

Maud Miller. W. J. Higgins.

CORRECT. William F. Lloyd Registrar of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland.

(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
Fiat June 27/25 Horwood C. J. Adm C. T. A. granted to Maud Dryer July 2/25. Estate sworn at $12,005.58

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