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 8 page 171 probate year 1904

Will of James Clifford


This is the last will and Testament of me James Clifford of Saint Johnís in the Island of Newfoundland Carpenter

First I desire that all my just debts funeral and testamentary expenses shall be first paid

Second I give devise and bequeath all my property estate and effects of every description to my wife Ann Clifford for her sole and absolute use and benefit forever

Third I appoint my said wife sole Executrix of this my will.

Witness my hand at Saint Johnís this Eighteenth day of May Anno Domini one thousand eight hundred and eighty eight James his X mark Clifford Signed Published and declared by the said Testator as and for his last will and Testament in the presence of us who in his presence and in the presence of each other have hereunto subscribed our names as witness (the said will having been first read over and explained to the Testator) D Morison Thomas G. Crosbie

Certified correct, D. M. Browning Registrar

(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
Fiat Sept. 9. 04 C.J. Probate Sept. 10. 04 granted to Ann Clifford Estate sworn at $220.00

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