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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
Mary Coady



Will of Mary Coady
from the Newfoundland will books volume 10 pages 49 & 50 probate year 1913

In re Mary Coady      deceased.

This is the last will and testament of Miss Mary Coady Queens Rd St. John's I hereby revoke all wills made by me at any time whatsoever: my property I dispose of thus. I will and bequeath my house situated on Queen's Rd. and all its contents furniture &c also the money I have in bank; to Miss Mary Kennedy daughter of Patrick Kennedy Gower St. St. John's with the condition that she is to have a High Mass said for my soul and twenty low Masses -
Mary her X Mark Coady -
Signed by the testatrix and admitted by her to be her last will and testament in the presence of us present at the same time who at her request in her presence and in presence of each other have subscribed our names as witnesses April 19th A.D. 1913
Witnesses J.J. Greene     M. Reardon

Certified Correct.
D. M. Browning

(Listed in the Margin next to this will the following)
May 27/13
C. J.
Adm. C.t.a.
May 28/13
granted to
Patk. Kennedy
Jas. Cormack
sworn at



Note: The wills in those will books are NOT actual wills. They are hand-written copies of a, "last will and testament," written by the court clerk, after the death of the testator, when the executor presented them to the court for probate. The court clerk didn't list the signatures at the bottom, he (or she) just put them in the book in whatever order they were in, on the original document, no spacing most of the time, no punctuation. The originals were kept by the executor.

We who have typed these wills, have made every effort to include all the errors that were on the microfilm, in order to avoid destroying the integrity of the originals, where ever they may be.

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REVISED BY: Ivy F. Benoit July 8, 2002

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