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WILLS

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Jonesey

Jonesey Report 4 Aug 2013 08:51

The only likely explanation that I can come up with is that whoever's will it was knew the individuals by the names that they are shown as in the will.

Could the beneficiaries have been living as wife and husband prior to the date that they actually married?

Did the wills go to probate before or after the marriages took place?

Reggie

Reggie Report 4 Aug 2013 08:50

Without seeing the actual documents, I doubt that anyone can explain.

Are the married names included in the original, dated, text of the Wills?

Or in addenda...............or codicils?

Syd

Syd Report 4 Aug 2013 08:45

I have two wills, one 1895 the other 1917, both wills name a lady who is not yet married as her future married name E G : Annie Elizabeth Addington is listed as Annie Elizabeth Stott she did not marry until 1898, the other was Jeanie Elizabeth Wilson who did not marry a Stott until 1948. I wonder if anyone could explain why this should be.
Thanks for any help,
Regards,
Syd