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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
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Bridget T. Devine
Will of Bridget T. Devine
from Newfoundland will books volume 13 page 342
probate year 1926
BRIDGET T. DEVINE. DECEASED.
This is the last Will of me Bridget T Devine of St. John’s Newfoundland
Widow and I revoke all former wills by me made. I appoint Marie
Monica Devine, my adopted daughter, and Anastatia O’Mara of St. John’s
aforesaid wife of Michael J O’Mara executors of this my will
I give to my niece Clara Kinsella one thousand dollars but if
she should predecease me the said bequest shall go to my niece, her
I give to the Roman Catholic Episcopal Corporation of St John’s
four hundred dollars ($400 xx) if said Corporation undertakes
to have two low masses offered monthly in perpetuity one for the
souls of my late husband and his family and one for the souls of
me and my family. If for any reason the said Corporation shall not
undertake to have said masses offered as aforesaid then the said
four hundred dollars shall go to my executors in trust to have said
four hundred dollars applied for the purposes of masses for myself
and husband and mine and his respective families.
The residue of my estate I give devise and bequeath to my
said adopted daughter Marie Monica Devine.
In witness whereof I have set my hand to this my will this 10th day
of December 1924. BRIDGET T DEVINE.
Signed by the testatrix Bridget T Devine for her last will in the
presence of us who in her presence and in the presence of each
other have hereunto subscribed our names as witnesses
Jas. J. McGrath. Robert S. Furlong.
William F. Lloyd
Registrar of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland.
(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
to Marie M.
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