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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
Nicholas Hawe


Will of Nicholas Hawe
from Newfoundland will books volume 12 pages 533-534 probate year 1924

In re

Know all men by these presents.
After the death of Nicholas Hawe all my property and belongings have to be sold and the money realized for same has to be put in the Bank of Nova Scotia.

      My wife Johanna Hawe has to draw an amount of this money after my death for her support, while she stays in my name. If she changes her name, or death overtakes her, the money that is left has to be divided between Nicholas Cousins, Bernard Cousins and James McHugh.

      I bequeath One hundred dollars (100.00) to Nicholas Cousins, same amount to Bernard Cousins and James McHugh.

      I hereby appoint Michael J. Kelly Executor, and to have the selling of all I possess in and out, and to see that all things are settled according to my will. What money is left in the Bank after my death has to be carried out according to my will.

      My wife Johanna Hawe has to receive One Hundred dollars (100.00) in cash after my property has been sold.    I leave Forty dollars to my wife to have Requiem Masses for me, also money for a Head Stone, also Ten dollars (10.00) to her to have two Requiem Masses for my mother and father.

      If death overtakes my wife Johanna Hawe while she is in my name, money has to be drawn for her burial, also an amount for a Head Stone and Forty Dollars (40.00) to have Requiem Masses for her.

      As witness my hand this 25th day of January 1924.
      Signed NICHOLAS HAWE his X mark
We the undersigned do hereby certify that we have witnessed Nicholas Hawe signing this will the 25th day of January 1924, the said will having been first read over and explained to Testator.

Witnesses Michael J. Kelly
Thomas Cousins his X mark
Thomas Cousins

William F. Lloyd
Registrar of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland

(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
Fiat Feby 25/24
Horwood C.J.
Probate granted
to Michael J. Kelly
Feby 25/24
Estate sworn
at $962.00



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