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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
James Flynn


Will of James Flynn
from Newfoundland will books volume 6 page 510 probate year 1899
The surname is spelled Flynn in the will index, and Flynn and Flinn in this will

Last Will and Testament of James Flynn of Old Placentia Road Farmer deceased.

In the name of God. Amen.
I bequeath my soul to God my body to the earth.
I James Flinn (sic) of the Placentia Road farmer do bequeath to my wife Margaret Flinn during her life all my effects consisting of my farm 2 houses one horse three cows with all my farming implements together with carts wheels and all belonging to the farm and after my wife's death the farm is to be left to my two sons Patrick Flinn and James Flinn each an equal share. My son James is to have the new house with with (sic) that side of the farm which it is built on and Patrick is to have the old house and that part of the farm attached to it. All the stock remaining on the farm at my wife's death is to be divided between my two sons Patrick and James an equal share to both and all the farming utensills (sic) likewise. My daughter Johanna is to get her support out of the farm while she remains here my two sons are to support her. My other four daughters that is Margaret Mary Ellen and Catherine they are to have no claim whatever on the property after my death. My son Thomas I am cutting him of (sic) with one shilling sterling he is to have no further claim on the Estate. And I also do prevent my sons Patrick and James from either selling or mortgaging the any of the said property and also any debts dues or demands is on the property my wife is to be responsible for them during her life. (sgd) James (his x mark) Flinn Testator his last will and testament. (sgd) Executor Michael Treacy. Witnesses (sgd) John Lester    (sgd) John Nash
Saint John's Newfoundland this fourthteenth (sic) day of February in the year of our Lord One Thousand Eight hundred and Eighty nine.

I certify the foregoing to be a correct copy of the last will and testament of James Flynn deceased.
D.M. Browning

Margin note (difficult to read):
J.L. Little
adm. cta.
granted to
Margaret Flynn
sworn under
$1200 00/.
July 27 1899.



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