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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
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Will of Andrew Fitzgerald
from Newfoundland will books volume 10 pages 569-570
probate year 1917
Andrew Fitzgerald deceased.
This is the last will and testament
of me Andrew Fitzgerald of St. John’s fisherman
made at St. John’s
this 3rd day of July 1917. I hereby revoke
all former wills by me at any time made and declare this to be my last
will and testament. I appoint my brother John Fitzgerald of Eleven Brennan
Street St. John’s fisherman to be the sole executor hereof. I give
devise and bequeath to Catherine Fitzgerald wife of the said John
Fitzgerald my freehold land with two houses thereon occupied by four tenants situate
on north East side of Convent Square, St. John’s, to be held by her
in fee simple,
I give to each of the three children of my deceased
brother James Fitzgerald namely to Patrick Fitzgerald of Mundy’s
Pond Road, to Mary Fitzgerald housemaid at the Soldiers Camp at Mundys
Pond and to Jane Fitzgerald Chafe wife of George
Chafe a volunteer the
sum of two hundred Dollars each
I direct my executor to expend
the sum of one hundred Dollars for Masses for the Repose of the soul of
my deceased brother Joseph Fitzgerald. I direct my executor to expend the
sum of one hundred Dollars for Masses for the Repose of the soul of myself,
Andrew Fitzgerald- all the rest residue and remainder of my houses lands
tenements moneys goods chattels and effects of whatsoever nature and kind
and wheresoever situate I give devise and bequeath to the said Catherine
Fitzgerald wife of John Fitzgerald and her two daughters Mary and Gertrude
Fitzgerald in equal shares. In testimony whereof I
hereunto set my hand at St. John’s this third day of July 1917. Andrew
Fitzgerald. - Signed by the said testator as and for his last
will and testament in the presence of us who at his request and in the
presence of the testator and of each other do hereunto subscribe our names
John J. Feelan 58 Water St. West Druggist
Squires St. John’s Solicitor
Charles H. Emerson
Registrar of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland
(Listed in the margin of this will)
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