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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
Mary Costigan


Will of Mary Costigan
from Newfoundland will books volume 10 pages 408-409 probate year 1916

In re
      MARY COSTIGAN       deceased.

      This is the last will and testament of me, Mary Costigan, of St. John’s, Newfoundland, Married woman.
      First: I desire that all my just debts and funeral and testamentary expenses shall be first paid out of my estate.
      Second: I appoint my daughter, Margaret Ellen O’Reilly, sole executrix of this my will.
      Third: I bequeath all my household goods and furniture to my daughter Katherine O’Toole.
      Fourth: I will and direct that my said daughter Katherine O’Toole shall be permitted to occupy the portion of the dwelling house on Theatre Hill now occupied by her at the rent of Sixty dollars per annum so long as she wishes to occupy and live in the same herself.
      Fifth: I will and direct that during the lifetime of my husband, Patrick Costigan, the net rental received from my property on Theatre Hill shall be divided into three equal shares between my husband, Patrick Costigan and my two daughters Margaret Ellen O’Reilly and Katherine O’Toole.
      Sixth Upon the death of my said husband Patrick Costigan, I give devise and bequeath the whole of the said property on Theatre Hill to my said daughters Margaret Ellen O’Reilly and Katherine O’Toole in equal shares as tenants in common for ever.
      Seventh: All the rest, residue and remainder of my property and estate I will and bequeath to my two daughters Margaret Ellen O’Reilly and Katherine O’Toole.    Witness my hand at St. John’s this twenty-third day of June 1915.    Mary her X mark Costigan     Signed published and declared by the said testatrix as and for her last will and testament, who in our presence and in the presence of the said testatrix and of each other, all present at the same time, have hereunto subscribed our names as witnesses, having first been read over to the testatrix and approved by her    D. Morison.     M. Keppie.

Charles H. Emerson
Registrar of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland

(Listed in the margin of this will)
July 10/16
July 12/16
granted to
Margt Ellen
Estate sworn
at $1650.00



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