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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
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Will of Patrick Hogan
from Newfoundland will books volume 10 page 445
probate year 1916
PATRICK HOGAN deceased.
This is the last will and testament of me Patrick Hogan of Carbonear Butcher
I give devise and bequeath all my real and personel estate in the following
I give devise & bequeath to my sons James and John part of the land
known as the Marsh measuring ninety ft frontage on Crowdy Street Extending
back North one hundred and fifty feet to be divided equally between them
James the eastern half and John the Western half
I give devise and bequeath to my son William Hogan the peice of land on
Patrick St bounded on the West by Thomas Brown and on the East by Forwards
I give devise and bequeath to my son Thomas the house know as the Farm
House with twenty five feet of land immediately in rear of said house also
the cabbage garden in front of the same I give devise and bequeath to my
daughter Mary the western end of dwelling house on Water Street and part
of the cabbage garden in rear of same on conditions that she is not to
sell or rent it to any person clear of those carring on the business left
by me to my four sons
I give devise and bequeath to my wife Bridged the eastern end of dwelling
on Water St exclusive of the shop during her natural life and after her
demise to become my son Patricks.
I give devise and bequeath to my son Patrick a peice of land in the marsh
fronting Gould Hill sufficient to build a house
I give devise and bequeath the remainder of my property goods and chattels
and business to my four sons Thomas Patrick James & William the business
to be carried on by them and each one to have an equal share of the profits
and losses but neither of them shall have any right to sell their share
In the case of either of the fours sons wanting to leave the business at
any time they must leave their share remain with the others and when they
return they may have their share again but none of the profits made during
And I appoint my son Thomas Hogan executor of this my will and revoke all
previous wills by me at any time heretofore made and declare this writing
to be my last will and testament In witness whereof I hereunto set my hand
this twenty first day of January nineteen hundred and seven. Patrick
Signed by the said Patrick Hogan the testator in the presence of us present
at the same time who in his presence and in the presence of each other
subscribe our names as witnesses Joseph Mackey Thomas Drake
Charles H. Emerson
Registrar of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland
(Listed in the margin)
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