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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
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Will of Margaret Dunn
from Newfoundland will books volume 6 page 410 probate
Last will and Testament of
Margaret Dunn of St. John’s
This is the last will and Testament
of me Margaret Dunn of St. John’s widow. I give and bequeath all
my property and effects and the money of which I may die possessed to
my Executor herein named for the purposes following that is to say it
is my will and desire and I hereby direct that my Executor shall out
of the moneys at present in the possession of Mrs French of the Riverhead
Palace belonging to me pay my funeral expenses and that he shall retain
and reserve a sum sufficient to defray the funeral expenses of my daughter
And lastly I will and direct that the residue
and the proceeds of my property and effects which shall be sold shall
be equally divided between the Reverend Dean Ryan for masses for the
repose of my soul and my daughter Ellen Fitzgerald. I hereby appoint
the Reverend Dean Ryan Executor of this my last will
Dated at St. John’s this 9th day of February 1898. (Sgd) Margaret
her X mark Dunn. Signed published and declared by the Testatrix as and
for her last will and Testament in the presence of us, who in her presence
and in the presence of each other and at her request have hereunto out
hands subscribed as witnesses the said Testatrix having signed the same
by making her mark thereto the said will having previously been read
over and explained. Sgd) John Fitzgerald. (Sgd) Arthur
I certify the foregoing to be a correct copy of the last will and Testament
of Margaret Dunn deceased
D. M. Browning
(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
Geo A Emerson
Feb 28: 1898
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