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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
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John Joseph Hackett
Will of John Joseph Hackett
from Newfoundland will books volume 8 page 144
probate year 1902
John Joseph Hackett deceased.
I, John Joseph Hackett of
the Borough of Brooklyn County of Kinds, State of New York being of sound
and disposing mind and memory, do make, publish and declare this my Last
will and Testament.
First: I hereby revoke any and all wills heretofore
by me made.
Second: I hereby nominate
and appoint my beloved sister Mary Joseph O’Reilly the
Executrix of this my Last will and Testament.
Third. I hereby direct that
my said Executrix pay all my just debts and funeral expenses as soon as
may be convenient after my decease.
Fourth: I hereby bequeath
to Mary Evans the sum of one hundred and twenty five dollars.
I hereby bequeath to Frederick H. Butler the sum of one
hundred and twenty five dollars.
Sixth: I hereby devise and bequeath all
the rest, residue and remainder of my property real, personal and mixed
wherever situate to my beloved sister Mary Joseph O’Reilly. In
witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this twentieth day
of October one thousand nine hundred and one. John J. Hackett (LS) Signed
Sealed published and declared by the testator as and for his Last will
and Testament in our presence, who, in his presence, and at his request,
and in the presence of each other, have signed our names as witnesses to
the execution hereof.
Veitch 265 Patchen Avenue, Brooklyn, N.Y.
Jennie Palmer 9 Conway
St. Brooklyn N.Y.
M.V. Dorney 75 William Avenue Brooklyn N.Y.
D. M. Browning
(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
March 20 02
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