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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
(H)
Patrick Hennessy

 

Will of Patrick Hennessy
from Newfoundland will books volume 3 page 131 probate year 1870
(This name is spelled Hennessy in the will and Hennessey in the will index.)

In re
     Patrick Hennessy     deceased.

In the name of God Amen     I Patrick Hennessy of St. John’s do make and ordain the following as and for my last will and testament-     1st After the payment of all my just debts funeral and testamentary expenses I will and bequeath my monies chattels and effects in manner following that is to say say     To the Reverend Father David O’Donnell I will and bequeath the sum of three pounds for Masses for the good of my soul-     Towards the erection of the Roman Catholic Church in St. Patricks Street River Head I will and bequeath the sum of five pounds currency.     To my beloved sister Mary Delaney wife of Patrick Delaney of Brownsford County Kilkenny Ireland I will and bequeath the rest residue and remainder of my monies goods chattels and effects for her sole use and benefit-     I hereby appoint Thomas Farrell of Saint John’s Shopkeeper my executor hereby revoking and annulling all all other and former wills made by me.     In testimony whereof I have hereunto set my hand and this 30th day of May 1869,

Patrick his X mark Hennessy.     Signed and declared in presence of Jos. I. Little, Thomas Farrell.

Certified correct,
D. M. Browning
Registrar

 

 

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. 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.

Page Contributed by Judy Benson & Ivy F. Benoit

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

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