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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
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Mary E. Dillon
Will of Mary E. Dillon
from Newfoundland will books volume 13 pages 502-503
probate year 1926
MARY DILLON. DECEASED.
This is the last Will and Testament of me Mary Dillon of Thorburn Road
in St. John’s Newfoundland and I revoke all other wills by me made.
appoint William Organ and his father Michael
Organ my executors.
I give devise and bequeath to my sister Kate Murphy the three
pieces of land situate on the North side of the Kenmount Rd and leased
to Dr. Carnell. Arthur Miller and Joseph Dewling respectively forever
and all my right title and interest in the said leases absolutely.
I give devise and bequeath to said Kate Murphy all that piece
of land bounded on the North by the Long Marsh on the North
East from a bridge to corner of Kenmount Road and Thorburn Road by
said Thorburn Road on the South by said Kenmount Road and on
the West by land leased as aforesaid to said Dr. Carnell, forever.
I give devise and bequeath to my nephew Walter Dillon all
that piece of dry land bounded on the South by said Kenmount
Road on the West by land leased as aforesaid to said Miller on the North by the Long Marsh and on the East by land leased
as aforesaid to said Dewling forever.
I give devise and bequeath to Minnie wife of John
Murphy all that piece of land situate the North East side of said
Thorburn Road and commencing at a point at the first bridge
on said Road from corner of said Road and Freshwater Road and
running thence eighty feet towards said corner in South Easterly
direction thence running approximately North East to a point
on the Southern boundary of land of one Blackler thence along
said last boundary in a Westerly direction to land of one Arthur
O’Neil thence along said land of said Arthur
O’Neil to said bridge the
point of commencement forever.
I give devise and bequeath to my said sister Kate Murphy forever the remainder of my land situate at the corner of said
Freshwater Road and said Thorburn Road bounded as follows on
the West by land bequeathed as aforesaid to said Minnie
Murphy on the North by land of said Blackler on the East by land of
said Blackler on the South by said Freshwater Road and on the
South West by said Thorburn Road together with all my right
title and interest in lease of part of this land to one Cofield absolutely.
I give devise and bequeath to my said Nephew Walter Dillon my land known as the Long Marsh bounded on the West by an imaginary
extension of the Western boundary of said land leased to said
Arthur Miller on the North or North East by a little stream
as far as the said Thorburn Road and on the South partly by
land bequeathed as aforesaid to said Kate Murphy partly by
land leased as aforesaid and partly by land bequeathed as aforesaid
to said Walter Dillon.
I give devise and bequeath the residue of my estate wherever
situate and of every description to my said sister Kate
In witness whereof I have hereunto subscribed my hand to this my
last Will at St. John’s aforesaid this 23rd day of July 1925.
Signed by the testatrix as and for
her last Will in our presence and in the presence of each who
in her presence and the presence of each other have hereunto subscribed
our names as witness.
T. Scanlon McGrath.
William F. Lloyd
Registrar of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland.
(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
Fiat Dec 2/26
Page Contributed by Judy Benson & Ivy F. Benoit
Page Revised by Ivy F. Benoit (Wednesday February 20, 2013)
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