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 336 probate year 1915

Will of Mary Ann Bates


This is the last will and testament of me Mary Ann Bates of St. Johnís Spinster. I give bequeath and devise all the property of every description of which I may die possessed of to my brother Thomas Bates, and I appoint my said brother Thomas Bates executor of this my will.

Dated at St. Johnís this 29th day of September 1913. Mary Ann X Bates Signed by the said testatrix as and for her last will and testament in the presence of us who in her presence and at her request and in the presence of each other have hereunto subscribed our names as witnesses (the same having been first read over and explained) M. J. Donnelly. George T. Carty

(Listed in the margin next to this will the following) Fiat Octr 27/15 C.J. Probate Octr 28/15 granted to Thos Bates Estate sworn at $2300.00

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