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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
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Will of Eliza Foley
from Newfoundland will books volume 6 page 31 probate
Last Will and Testament of
Eliza Foley of St. John's
This is the last will and Testament of me Eliza
Foley of St. John's in the Island of Newfoundland Spinster.
I will and direct that my Executor hereinafter named shall first out of my
general estate pay all my just debts and Funeral and testamentary expenses
Second I order and direct that after my decease my body shall be
interred in "Belvidere Cemetery" and I charge my executor
with the erection of an iron Railing around the plot in which I shall be buried.
Third I give devise and bequeath to my beloved sister Martha P. Wife
of Walter Veale with whom I have resided all my lifetime all & singular my jewellery, money & clothing
Also my estate right title and interest in and to the fee simple property situate
on the Signal Hill Road at present occupied by Alphonses Rolls and all other
my worldly goods estate and effects of every description not herein specifically
bequeathed I devise to my said sister Martha P. for her sole
use and benefit for ever.
Lastly I appoint James J. Pitman of St. John's Solicitor
sole Executor of this my last will & Testament. Witness my hand at St.
John's this first day of July A.D. 1890. (Sgd) Eliza Foley. Signed Published
and declared by the said Testatrix as and for her last will and testament in
presence of us who in his presence at her request and the presence of each
other have subscribed ourselves as witnesses (Sgd) Wm T. Pitman (Sgd) Walter
(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
Jos I. Little J
James J. Pitman
Dec 6: 1893
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