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Will of David Dunphy
In re David Dunphy deceased
Torbay march the 30 1920. The last will and testament of David Dunphy of Torbay. I hereby will my houses and land and all I possess to my wife Johana Dunphy until after her death it is to go to James Duday(?) if he comes and looks after the property if he dont com to look after it my wife is to due wat she like with it my land is bounand(?) on the North bay Thom Perrin on the West bay a road cald barkan road on Sout bay the mane road on East bay Thomas Goss house. I will 100 dollars for the Parish Priest of Torbay for masses I want one his mass out of the hundred dollars and the ballans for low masses for myself and father and mother and sister Ellen Grace and after I am in my grave there is $150 on extras with Father Ashaly belonging to me for a lone to help to bield the new church there is $30 dollars on J. J. Laceys bee long to me on Entars(?) I will hafe the pasterland to my wife the other hafe of the Paster Land is belong cusons Patrick Dunphy and James Dunphy. David Dunphy his X mark
Correct William F. Lloyd
(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
|Note: The wills in those will books are NOT actual wills. They are hand-written copies of a, "last will and testament," written by the court clerk, after the death of the testator, when the executor presented them to the court for probate. The court clerk didn't list the signatures at the bottom, he (or she) just put them in the book in whatever order they were in, on the original document, no spacing most of the time, no punctuation. The originals were kept by the executor. |
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