Will of William Hogan
from Newfoundland will books volume 8 pages 433 to 435
probate year 1908
William. Hogan (of James) deceased.
In the name of God Amen. The last
will and Testament of me, Wm. Hogan of James, Fisherman, Northern Bay. I give,
devise and bequeath my estate real and personal as follows:-
my nephew James J Hogan of James all my land and houses, situated thereon together
with their contents my cattle, my farming and carpenter’s tools, all
my flake and stage room, also the sum of Three hundred dollars in cash.
the Rev. John Roe the sum of one hundred dollars for Masses for me
and my wife, also one hundred dollars for Masses for my father, mother, Brothers
and sisters deceased. Also the sum of Forty dollars taken from the wreck
of the ship “Rothsay” to
do what he thinks is right with. The sum of Twenty dollars for the new church
at Northern Bay.
- To his Lordship Bishop March Fifty dollars
for Masses for myself.
- To the Rev. Felix McCarthy, Carbonear
Fifty dollars for Masses for myself.
- To the Rev. Joseph
Donnelly, Bay de Verde Twenty five dollars for Masses for my wife.
the Rev. John Lynch, Northern Bay, Twenty-five dollars for Masses for
the Rev. John J. Nolan, Fortune Hr. the sum of Twenty dollars for Masses
- To Catherine Hogan wife of Patrick Hogan of Michael,
Northern Bay the sum of one hundred and fifty dollars.
my brother John Hogan, the sum of one hundred and fifty dollars.
my nephew Francis Hogan’s son Edmund the sum of one hundred dollars.
sum of sixty dollars for a headstone each for my father and mother.
sum of forty dollars for a headstone for myself.
- The sum
of one hundred dollars for a chalice for the new church at Northern
Bay and my name to be engraved therein.
- To my sister Mary Hogan,
the sum of Twenty dollars.
- The remainder of my money is
to be shared equally between my brother John Hogan and my nephew James
J. Hogan after all expenses are deducted therefrom
I appoint the
Rev. John Roe P.P. Harbor Main sole executor of this my
last will and Testament.
William his x mark Hogan of Jas. Signed by the said testator,
as his last will and Testament, who in the presence of us present at the
same time, who, at his request, in his presence and in presence of each
other, have subscribed our names as witnesses. Witnesses (sgd) William
O’Flaherty Vincent Hogan Northern
Bay Dec 26th 1907
D. M. Browning
(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)