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Will of Catherine Hammond
This is the last will and testament of me CATHERINE HAMMOND of St. John's, Newfoundland widow, and I revoke all former wills by me made. I appoint my son CHARLES HAMMOND sole executor of this my will. I give to my daughter CATHERINE WHEELER, my bed, bedding and bedstand, chest of drawers, washstand and other furniture and articles used in and about my bedroom, also my clothing and the trunk that usually contains said clothing. Any money (in Bank or otherwise) that I shall die possessed of I give in equal shares to my children ELIZABETH M. CARTER, ISABELLE SEYMOUR, CATHERINE WHEELER and CHARLES HAMMOND, but out of the said money and before distribution thereof, my executor shall first pay my lawful debts and funeral and testamentary expenses. The residue of my estate and effects I give to my said son CHARLES.
In witness thereof I have set my hand to this my will the 4th day of June 1906 CATHERINE HAMMOND
Signed by the above named CATHERINE HAMMOND as her last will in the presences of us both being present at the same time, who in her presence and in the presence of each other have hereunto subscribed our names as witnesses. JAMES J. MCGRATH, F.G KNIGHT
(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
Letter of Probate:
Be it known that on the 24th day of February one thousand
nine hundred and eleven the last Will and Testament of CATHERINE
HAMMOND late of St. John's in the Electoral District of St.
John's in the Island of Newfoundland widow deceased, who died on or about
the 8th day of February, in the year of our Lord one thousand
nine hundred and eleven at St. John's aforesaid was proved and registered
in the aforesaid Court, a true copy of which said last Will and Testament
is hereunder written, and that the administration of all and singular
the estate and effects of the said deceased was granted by the aforesaid
Court to CHARLES HAMMOND of St. John's aforesaid clerk
the executor named in the said Will he having been first sworn well and
faithfully to administer the same by paying the just debts of the deceased,
and the legacies contained in the said Will, as far as he is there unto
bound by law and by distributing the residue (if any) according to law
and to exhibit under oath a true and perfect Inventory of all and singular
the said estate and effects, and to render a just and true account thereof
wherever required by law so to do.
Tammy's note: Will of Catherine Hammond (Widow of William James
Page Contributed by Tammy Hammond, July 26, 2002
Just the will itself was also contributed by Judy Benson as a part of the wills project
Page Revised by Ivy F. Benoit (Wednesday February 20, 2013)
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