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  • noun Plural form of testator.

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Examples

  • But Wills are nothing more than a legal description of the desires of the testators.

    dying either in our out of Mexico without a Mexican Will

  • Many 1900 testators were women, some of them women in simple circumstances—Mrs. Mary Duffy, who signed her will by mark and left everything to her husband; Grace Creamer, whose pathetic will, executed on her dying day, left everything to her newborn, illegitimate child.

    A History of American Law

  • The wealthier testators at least were more sophisticated about draftsmanship in 1900 than in 1850; they were more likely to cover, in their wills, such simple contingencies as what to do if a beneficiary died before the testator did.

    A History of American Law

  • Many 1900 testators were women, some of them women in simple circumstances—Mrs. Mary Duffy, who signed her will by mark and left everything to her husband; Grace Creamer, whose pathetic will, executed on her dying day, left everything to her newborn, illegitimate child.

    A History of American Law

  • Many 1900 testators were women, some of them women in simple circumstances—Mrs. Mary Duffy, who signed her will by mark and left everything to her husband; Grace Creamer, whose pathetic will, executed on her dying day, left everything to her newborn, illegitimate child.

    A History of American Law

  • The wealthier testators at least were more sophisticated about draftsmanship in 1900 than in 1850; they were more likely to cover, in their wills, such simple contingencies as what to do if a beneficiary died before the testator did.

    A History of American Law

  • The wealthier testators at least were more sophisticated about draftsmanship in 1900 than in 1850; they were more likely to cover, in their wills, such simple contingencies as what to do if a beneficiary died before the testator did.

    A History of American Law

  • It should be noted, however, that while testators sometimes stipulated that property remain within or revert to the male line of descent, they were more frequently content that property devolve to their daughters and their daughters 'legitimate heirs, keeping it among lineal descendants of both sexes.

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  • Overwhelmingly, the testators or transferors in the documents encountered were men, reflecting an inheritance regime that — while flexible within the local context — still favored male ownership (or possession) of property.

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  • All other female testators/transferors in this category were Irish Newfoundland women.

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