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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
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Will of William Brien
from Newfoundland will books volume 13 page 366 probate
WILLIAM BRIEN. DECEASED.
In the name of God Amen I William Brien of Cape Broyle being sick in
Body but of sound and perfect memory thanks be to God Do make this my
last Will & Testament in manner & form following
1st I bequeath to my beloved wife Ann Brien half
my dwelling House for her natural life & after her death my beloved
daughter Mary is to hold
possession of said half of House & half of Land & I bequeath
to my beloved Son Joseph Brien the other Half of my
dwelling House (that is the east end) of said House & Half of my
Land & I bequeath
to my beloved Son Richard Brien the
the land (that is the land he holds at present) & I bequeath to my
beloved Grand Children John & William Johnstone a
piece of Land on the N.W. Side of the River And I bequeath to my two
Sons Richard & Joseph my Fishing Room And declaring
this to be my last Will & Testament
making void all all former Wills & Testaments
made by me
Given under my hand & Seal this 12th day of
I William Brien do bequeath to my Son
Joseph Brien Half my land on the North East of the Road & I bequeath
to my daughter Mary the other half of said Land on the said side
of Road & I
bequeath my Son Richard all the Land in his possession on the South
West Side of Said Road
Declaring this to be my
last Will & Testament
declaring all former Wills void made by me Given
under my hand & Seal this 12th day of May 1893 WILLIAM
his X mark BRIEN
X mark Furlong
William F. Lloyd
Registrar of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland.
(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
Fiat June 7/26
adm C. T. A
June 9/ 26.
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