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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
Peter Healey Senior


Will of Peter Healey Senior
from Newfoundland will books volume 10 page 309 probate year 1915

In re
      PETER HEALEY       deceased.

    Fox Harbor Placentia Bay January 26th 1915     In the name of God I Peteter Healy of Fox Harbor beeing in sound mind and memry do make and publish this my last will and testament here by revoking all former wills and testemetry disposions here to fore maid by me I here by appoint my son Michael Healy to be the sole exector of my will    I here by appoint my sole execter to pay all my just deaths and funeral expences as soon as possible after my death    I devise my house known as Woodbine Cottage to my wife Tresa Healy dureing the term of her natural life and after her death to my son Peter absolutely as it stands now furnished, with the exception of Ellens Piano whis in hers own by gift    I now dispose of my cash as it stands
To my wife Tresa Healy I leave $2000
 .. my son Michael 800
  .. my son Richard 800
 .. my son Allexander 800
  .. my son Peter 800
to my daughter Agnes Davis 800
 .. my daughter Ellen Healy 800     If Agnes or Ellen should die before this executed their share is to bee divided fairly between the four boys if a live    I leave the shop and stock to my wife, Elander and Peter what it will make to bee fairly divided. my wife run the business while alive and Ellen and Peter to have it it then the Cattle and other property to them also my wife to bee master while alive out of the amount now i leave Mick 100 hundred dollars for winding up the business I will leave 100$ for Masses for myself to bee laid out as soon as it can be     I will leave 100 dollars for Fox Harbor Chappal.    If it accumulates over what is mentioned over this devide it fair or if it lesens the same same must be stoped from all hand in like manner     Peter Healy Sr.    Peter Healy Sr.    Witness Thomas S. Keats.    Michael Healy.

(Listed in the margin of this will)
Apr. 7/15
Apr. 8/15
granted to
Michael Healey
Estate sworn
at $9.900.00



Note: The wills in those will books are NOT actual wills. They are either hand-written copies or in later years typed copies of a, "last will and testament," written or typed by the court clerk, after the death of the testator, when the executor presented them to the court for probate. The court clerk didn't list the signatures at the bottom, he (or she) just put them in the book in whatever order they were in, on the original document, no spacing most of the time, no punctuation and also no paragraphs. The originals were kept by the executor.

We who have typed these wills, have made every effort to include all the errors that were on the microfilm, in order to avoid destroying the integrity of the originals, where ever they may be. However, in some of the very long wills, we have tried to insert paragraphs to make it easier for the researcher to read the document.

Page Contributed by Judy Benson & Ivy F. Benoit

Page Revised by Ivy F. Benoit (Wednesday February 20, 2013)

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