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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
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Will of Laurence Hickey
from Newfoundland will books volume 9 pages 517-518
probate year 1912
Laurence Hickey deceased.
This is the last will and Testament
of me Laurence Hickey of St. John’s Fireman hereby revoking all
other and former wills by me at any time made. I give devise and bequeath
to my son James the dwelling house together with the garden in the rear
of same and at present occupied by me. I give devise and bequeath to
my daughter Jane wife of John Williams the dwelling house together with
the garden in rear of same and at present occupied by tenants Sinclair and Fleming.
To my Executor hereinafter named I give the benefits and insurance to
which I am entitled from the Longshoremen’s Union
and the Star of the Sea Association to be applied by him
in the payment of any debts due by me
(b) in the erection of
a tombstone to my memory and my deceased wife and
( c) in the
celebration of Masses for the repose of my soul.
I give my
bed and bedding to my granddaughter Nellie Williams.
The residue of my Estate I give and bequeath to my son James.
I appoint my son James Executor
of this my will st. John’s Sept. 6. 1912 - Laurence his
x mark Hickey - Signed by the said Testator as and for his last
will and Testament in our presence who in his presence at his request
and in the presence of each other have hereunto subscribed our names
as witnesses (The words and at present occupied by me “having been
first inserted on 10th line 1st page (The same
having been first read over and explained Moses
Oneil M. P. Tibbo
D. M. Browning
(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
Page Contributed by Judy Benson & Ivy F. Benoit
Page Revised by Ivy F. Benoit (Wednesday February 20, 2013)
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