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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
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Will of John Hearn
from Newfoundland will books volume 10 page 521 probate
John Hearn deceased.
This is the last will and testament
of me John Hearn of St. John’s in the Island of
Newfoundland Tailor and Licensed Publican.
1st. I will and desire that
all my just debts funeral and testamentary expenses be paid by my executrix
2nd I will and bequeath my leasehold interest
in house and shop and all furniture therein and all stock therein which
house and shop is situate on Duckworth Street and is numbered one hundred
and twenty four to my beloved wife Jane Hearn nee Raines
3rd I will and bequeath the good will of the business in said
in said shop and house conducted by me to my aforesaid beloved wife.
4th I will and bequeath all my one-fourth interest in a parcel of land granted
to me and three others in the north east side of the Heavy Tree Road in
St. John’s west
which granted & numbered 3026 and dated the twenty-third day of December
one thousand eight hundred and sixty-nine and registered Volume 16 folio
41 to my aforesaid beloved wife
5th I will and bequeath all the
remainder of my estate both real and personal not herein disposed of and
now possessed by me or hereafter to be acquired by me to my aforesaid beloved
6th I will and appoint my said beloved wife to be the sole
executrix of this my last will and testament. John Hearn Signed
Published and Declared by the said testator to and for his last will and
testament on this 18th day of December one thousand nine hundred and twelve
in our presence who in his presence and in presence of each other have
here unto subscribed our names as witnesses. William Pedigrew O.J.
Charles H. Emerson
Registrar of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland
(Listed in the margin of this will)
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