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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
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Will of Margaret Holden
from Newfoundland will books volume 10 page 394 probate
MARGARET HOLDEN deceased.
This is the last will and testament
of me, Margaret Holden, of Holyrood, in the Electoral District
of Harbour Main, Widow, hereby revoking all former wills and testamentary dispositions
made by me. After the payment of all my just debts
funeral and testamentary expenses, I give, devise and bequeath as follows:-
1. To my grandsons Lucas and James
Holden, sons of my son William Holden deceased,
the land at Harbour Main, and that property known as “Holden’s
Farm” situate between Harbour Main and Avondale.
2. To my executor hereinafter named the land at Salmonier formerly owned by
my son Thomas Holden, the same to be sold by him and the proceeds thereof to
be applied in the celebration of Masses for the repose of his soul.
3. To my executor hereinafter named the residue
of my estate of every nature and kind to by applied by him according to special
instructions which I have given him. I appoint the Right
Reverend Monsignor William Veitch of Conception Harbour, executor of
this my will. Margaret Holden. Signed
by the said testatrix as and for her last will and testament in our presence
who in her presence at her request and in the presence of each other have hereunto
subscribed our names as witnesses, this 5th day of July A.D. 1911- George
Veitch Aaron Lewis
Charles H. Emerson
Registrar of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland
(Listed in the margin of this will)
Rt Rev. Wm
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