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Will of Martin W Furlong
Will Martin Williams Furlong
(With attachments from his widow Minnie Furlong (nee McGrath)
To the Honorable The Supreme Court
The petition of Minnie Furlong in the Electoral District of St. John's Nfld, Widow.
Your Petitionaer prays that Probate of the said will Will be granted to her as in duty bound will ever pray.
I Minnie Furlong of St. John's aforesid widow, the Petitioner named in the foregoing petition make oath and say that the matters and things therein set forth are just and true to the best of my knowledge and belief.
Sworn before me at St. John's aforesaid this 10th day of August A.D. 1917
Signed D.Q. Kent Commissioner S.C.
(Annex marked "A")
This is the last will of me Martin W. Furlong of St. John's Newfoundland Barrister at Law and I revoke all former wills by me made. I give devise and bequeath all I die possessed of to my wife Minnie Furlong and I appoint her sole executrix of this my will. In witness whereof I have set my hand to this my will this sixth day of January A.D 1916. - Martin W. Furlong Signed by the testator MW Furlong as his last will in the presence of us who in his presence and in the presence of each other have hereunto subscribed our names as witnesses Jas J McGrath J S McGrath.
Listed in the margin next to this will the following;
Signed by the Testator M.W. Furlong as his last will in the presence of us (note: illegible_______) and in the presence of each other have herein subscribed our names as witnesses.
James J. McGrath (contributor's note: this section has a signature "Martin W Furlong in right margin)
(Note by DQ Kent, Clerk)
This is the paper writing marked "A" referred to in the affidavit of Thomas Scanlon mCGrath sworn before me this 10th day of August 1917 and also the last will referred to in the petition of Minnie Furlong dated this 10th day of August 1917.
Signed DQ Kent
(hand written note by DQ Kent in upper right corner of document reads):
This is the paper writing marked "B" referred to in the petition of Minnie Furlong dated the 16th day of August 1917. And verfied by her affidavit sworn before me the 10th day August 1917.
(contributor's note: below is an official Supreme Court document titled "Inventory and Valuation of the Property of the said Desceased" no date given for when it was filled out)
IN THE SUPREME COURT OF NEWFOUNDLAND
In the Estate of Martin W. Furlong Desceased
INVENTORY VALUATION OF THE PROPERTY OF THE SAID DESCEASED
General Description of Property:
|Lands, Houses, Stores, and any Interest in Land||$3500.00|
|Household Goods and Furniture||$1000.00|
|Book Debts and Promissory Notes||$11000.00|
|Money Secured by Mortgage||$1000.00|
|Money Due Under Life Insurance||$2000.00|
|Bank and other Stock, Shares in Co's||$100.00|
|Cash in Bank||$784.60|
|Other Property Not Mentioned||$500.00|
Contributed by Paul S. Furlong
(the will itself on page 2 was also contributed by Judy Benson as part of the wills project)
Page Revised by Ivy F. Benoit (Wednesday February 20, 2013)
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