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Thomas Coyne’s Will Settles It

Thomas Coyne’s Will Settles It

In the ongoing drama over who is related to my 3rd great uncle, Patrick Dolan, I have a new puzzle piece.  You may remember from my previous posts  that Patrick’s will was filed in 1906, but lost in the San Francisco earthquake.  It was refiled after the dust settled. I originally thought that because of the fight that took place between the Coyne, Collis, and Wall cousins of Massachusetts and Mary Meincke in San Francisco over who was the rightful…

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Treasure Chest Thursday: Will of Thomas A. Jones

Treasure Chest Thursday: Will of Thomas A. Jones

I was going through my binder and found my great great grandfather’s will.  I thought I would post it for today.  This is the outer sheet: This is the will of Thomas Augustine Jones who died in 1923.  The probate file is several pages long, so I’ll post the last page which is his actual will. Part 1:   Part 2: I have no idea who the people in lines 2 through 9 are.  They haven’t come up in my…

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