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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
James Deady


Will of James Deady
from Newfoundland will books volume 12 page 514 probate year 1924

In re
      JAMES DEADY.          DECEASED.

In the name of God, Amen.
Know all men, That I, James Deady of Harbour Grace in the Island of Newfoundland, Planter, being of sound and disposing mind and memory do make and declare this to be my last Will & Testament.

      1st. I give and devise to my cousin William Cox (at present residing in St. John’s), my interest in the Estate of my late Uncle Stephen Strapp at Harbor Main.

      2nd. I give and bequeath to my beloved wife Catherine Deady all my household & personal effects.

      3rd. I give and devise to my beloved wife Catherine Deady the house in which I now reside together with the land on which it is built situate on Bannerman St. Provided that in case money is required to pay my funeral & other expenses, it is my express wish and desire that my said wife Catherine Deady sell mortgage or otherwise dispose of said house heretofore mentioned to defray said expenses if necessary.

      4th. In the event of my death before November next I give and bequeath to my beloved wife Catherine Deady what amount of money is due on my Fishing Room at Brig Hr. Labrador which I sold to Cornelius Devereaux of Avondale.

      5th. I hereby appoint my said wife Catherine Deady, executrix of this my last will & Testament.

      In witness whereof I have hereunto set and subscribed my hand and Seal this Nineteenth day of February A.D. One thousand nine hundred and nine. A.D. 1909.     JAMES DEADY.
Signed sealed and delivered in presence of Michael O’Brien.    E.D. Furneaux.

William F. Lloyd
Registrar of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland

(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
Fiat Feb 1 /24
Horwood C.J.
Probate granted
to Catherine
Feb 1 /24.
Estate Sworn
at $500.00



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