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Will of Mary J. Gourley
This is the last Will and Testament of me Mary J. Gourley of St. John’s, in the Island of Newfoundland, Widow. I revoke all former Wills by me at any time made, and I appoint Thomas J. Buckley of St. John’s, Printer, Executor of this my Will. I will and direct that my said Executor shall as soon as possible, sell my freehold property on Pleasant Street, with the two tenement house thereon, numbered 77 and 77 ½ and that he shall out of the proceeds of such sale pay the following bequests, after deducting the sum of One hundred dollars for the purpose of erecting a headstone in my burial ground at Belvidere;
All the rest
and residue of my estate of any kind whatsoever not hereinbefore bequeathed
in this my Will, I give and bequeath to my son Edward Gourley.
Signed Published and Declared by the Testatrix as and for her last
Will and testament in the presence of us who in her presence and
at her request, and in the presence of each other have hereunto
subscribed our names as witnesses.
This is a Codicil to the last Will and Testament of me, Mary J. Gourley, of St. John’s, Widow. I revoke the bequest of One hundred dollars made therein to Rev. Joseph Pippy and bequeath the said amount to my son Edward Gourley, in addition to the Two hundred dollars already mentioned for him. I bequeath my burial plot at Belvidere to my daughter Margaret Coward. I also leave her the wardrobe in my bedroom. In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand at St. John’s aforesaid this Second day of October, A.D. 1922.
MARY J. GOURLEY.
Signed Published and Declared by the said Testatrix as and for a Codicil to her last Will and testament in the presence of us who in her presence and at her request and in the presence of each other have hereunto subscribed our names attesting the due execution hereof.
W. J. Higgins. Clara M. Mifflen.
(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
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