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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
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Will of Bridget Duggan
from Newfoundland will books volume 8 pages 589-590 probate
Bridget Duggan deceased.
This is the last will and Testament
of me Bridget Duggan of St. John’s Licensed Publican
after the payment of all my just debts funeral and testamentary expenses I
give devise and bequeath as follows: -
(1) To sister Christina of the Presentation
Convent St. Patricks St. John’s the sum of four hundred dollars
To Brother Ennis of Mount Cashel Torbay Road St. John’s
the sum of four hundred dollars
(3) My share in the business carried under
the name of Bridget Duggan Water Street St. John’s to Thomas
Bride of St. John’s.
The sum of four hundred to be devoted by my Executor towards defraying the
costs of funeral expenses and Tombstone
(5) To the Belvedere Orphanage
St. John’s the sum of four hundred dollars
(6) To the superioress
of Littledale Convent St. John’s the sum of one hundred dollars
To my brother Michael Duggan of Tipperary the sum of four
(8) To Annie Carew of St. John’s the sum of four hundred dollars
To Minnie Pendergast of Boston the sum of four hundred dollars
(10) To Thomas Bride the rest residue of my Estate and effects
of every kind and wheresoever situate I appoint said Thomas Bride Executor
of this my will.
Bridget Duggan Signed by the said Testatrix
as and for her last will and Testament in our presence who in her presence
and at her request have hereinto subscribed our names as witnesses at St. John’s
this 2nd June A.D. 1909 The words “I
appoint the said Thomas Bride Executor of this my will” having
been first inserted on the 13th & 14th line 2nd page Daniel
O’Callaghan M.P. Gibbs
D. M. Browning
(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
Page Contributed by Judy Benson & Ivy F. Benoit
Page Revised by Ivy F. Benoit (Wednesday February 20, 2013)
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