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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
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Will of Mary Finn
from Newfoundland will books volume 14 page 6 probate
MARY FINN. DECEASED.
This is the last Will and Testament of me Mary Finn, of Military Road,
St. John's, Newfoundland. I hereby revoke all former Wills and testaments
made by me at any time whatsoever. I appoint as my Executors Rt.
Rev Monsignor Roche, Administrator of the Archdiocese of St. John's, and
Charles O'Neil Conroy, Barrister & Solicitor of this City. I direct
that all my lawful debts be paid.
- My House on Military
Road in which I now live I leave to Gertrude Doyle (at present living
with me), and her sister Agnes Doyle as joint tenants.
leave five hundred dollars ($500.00) to Mount Cashel Orphanage;
hundred dollars ($300.00) to the Catholic Clergy Fund Society;
hundred dollars ($100.00) to the Presentation Convent Trepassey;
hundred dollars ($600.00) for Masses according to my intention;
hundred dollars ($500.00) to Gertrude Pedigrew, daughter of William
Pedigrew of this City;
- five hundred dollars ($500.00) to
Mary O'Mara, daughter of Mrs David O'Mara of this City;
hundred dollars ($500.00) to Annie Doyle of William Street this City;
hundred dollars ($500.00) to Rose Howlett (nee Doyle) wife of William
Howlett of this City;
- the residue I leave to Rt.
Rev Monsignor Roche in trust for Gertrude Doyle and Agnes
in equal shares, to be advanced to them according to his discretion.
at St. John's this 17th day of November 1914.
Signed by the Testatrix as and for her last
Will and Testament in the presence of us present at the same time who
at her request, in her presence and in presence of each other have subscribed
our names as witnesses.
E P Roche
William F. Lloyd
Registrar of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland
(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
to Most Rev.
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