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Will of James Henry Curtis from Newfoundland will books volume 8 pages 154-155 probate year 1904

 In re     James H. Curtis     deceased.

    The last will and Testament of James Henry Curtis late of Harbour Grace in the Colony of Newfoundland, now residing at South Side of St. Johnís in the aforesaid Colony, Engineer being of sound mind and memory do make publish and declare this my last will and Testament in the manner following
1. I give and bequeath my silver watch and chain to my Grand-son James Curtis
2. All my other property that is to say all Lands or Plots of land together with my House and Furniture contained in same except that portion of it which already belongs to my wife, together with all moneys shall be divided into Two equal shares, the one share I leave absolutely to my wife Elizabeth Ann Curtis, and the other share of equal proportion I leave absolutely to my son George Curtis of Harbor Grace Cooper witness my hand this Twentieth day of January in the year of our Lord one thousand nine hundred and four James Curtis Signed in the presence of us Cyril Camplin Vincent Cogan Rector of St. Marys St. Johnís in the Diocese of Newfoundland Benjamin Earle

Certified correct,
D. M. Browning
(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
March 18. 04
Johnson J
adm c.t.a.
March 18. 04
granted to
Elizabeth A.
Curtis, Estate
sworn at
Arthur Ebsary
Jas. R. Harvey

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