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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
Jeremiah Connolly



Will of Jeremiah Connolly
from Newfoundland will books vol 11 page 287 probate year 1919

In re Jeremiah Connolly       deceased

Jeremiah Connolly occupation Fisherman January 2/19. This is the last Will & Testimony of Jeremiah Connolly of St. John's Newfoundland House-[Double] Eastern end to my Son Patrick Western to my wife and Daughter and if not wanted by Wife and Daughter falls to Patrick Furniture, Crockery, Linen and all utensils thein (?) to my Wife Within at the time of my death Cash Two Hundred & twenty dollars [$220.00] To my Wife Motor-Boat Engine Trap-Flakes-Fish Stores & Stage to be divided between Wife & Son Patrick after Wife death her part fall to Daughter Ethel Wand. Wife option to sell her part to Son Patrick if she's so desires. Piece of land in Cupids to my wife sold to Mrs. Connolly for 90.00 Ninety dollars paid Cash. [25.00] Balance 65.00 For the use of my Wife part of Fishing Property my Wife is to receive my share of Voyage The above property is not to go out of the name of Connolly Signed Jeremiah Connolly X his mark Witness Michael Kehoe     James Conners     W. E. Brophy Jany 2/ 1919

Correct William F. Lloyd
Registrar of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland.

(List the ed in the margin next to this will the following)
Feb 15/19
Kent J.
adm granted to
to Jane
Feb 25/19
Estate sworn
at $880.00



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.

This page contributed by Judy Benson, Alana Bennett, Wendy Weller and Eric Weller

REVISED: October 12, 2001 (Ivy F. Benoit)

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