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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
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Will of James Connolly
from Newfoundland will books volume 12 page 436 probate
JAMES CONNOLLY. DECEASED.
This is the last will and testament of me, James Connolly, of St.
I revoke all former wills by me at any time
made, and I appoint my son Patrick the Executor of this my
I will and direct that my just debts and my funeral and testamentary
expenses shall be first paid out of my Estate.
I give and bequeath to each
of my daughters May harding and Margaret Earles the sum of Twenty dollars,
this being the same amount which I have already paid over to my two other daughters
Jane Atfield and Mary Whelan.
All the rest
and residue of my Estate of every kind, including the leasehold house and property
where I at present reside on LeMerchant Road, and the furniture therein and
any cash remaining I give and bequeath to my said son Patrick for
his own use absolutely.
WITNESS WHEREOF I have hereunto subscribed my hand at St. John’s aforesaid
this Tenth day of June A.D. 1920. JAMES his
X mark CONNOLLY.
Signed published and declared by the testator as and for his last will
and testament, in presence of us, both being present at the same time who at
his request and in his presence hereunto subscribe our names as witnesses attesting
the due execution hereof, the same having been first read over and explained
to the testator who appeared perfectly to understand the same by making his
mark thereto in our presence.
William F. Lloyd
Registrar of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland
(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
Fiat Sept 18/23
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