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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
Anne Hurley


Will of Anne Hurley
from Newfoundland will books volume 6 pages 522-523 probate year 1899

Last will and Testament of
Anne Hurley of St. John’s
widow deceased

      In the name of God Amen. I Anne Hurley of St. John’s do make publish and declare this as and for my last will and Testament. In the first place I direct all my just debts funeral and testamentary expenses to be paid.
Secondly I give devise and bequeath to my son William Hurley the sum of four hundred dollars ($400.00) together with the house No 10 Queens road which said house he must neither sell nor mortgage during his lifetime and after his death I give the said house No 10 to my daughter Catherine during her natural life and after her death to the children of my brother James Ronan to be divided between them equally share and share alike. Should my said daughter Catherine predecease my said son William then the said house to go to the said children of my said brother James Ronan as before directed.
Thirdly. To my daughter Catherine Hurley I give devise and bequeath that house No 6 Queens Road in which I now reside together with all the furniture and house effects therein contained for the period of her natural life and after her death the same to belong to the children of my said brother James Ronan. All the rest residue and remainder of my goods monies estate and effects I give and bequeath to my son John Hurley for his lifetime and after his death I give and bequeath the same to my son William Hurley. And I hereby direct that the said William Hurley shall not be at liberty to draw any moneys hereby bequeathed to him from my Executor hereinafter named until and unless he shall show to the satisfaction of my said Executor that he has necessity to do so.
Lastly I hereby nominate and appoint Daniel Curtin of St. John’s to be the Executor of this my will and I hereby revoke and annul and declare void all wills heretofore made by me. Dated at St. John’s this 7th day of December A.D. 1895. (Sgd) Anne her X mark Hurley. Signed executed and declared by the said Anne Hurley as and for her last will and Testament in our presence who in her presence and in the presence of each other have hereto subscribed our hands as witnesses the day and date above written having been first read over and explained to said Anne Hurley. (Sgd) James M. Kent. (Sgd) Daniel Curtin

      I certify the foregoing to be a correct copy of the last will and Testament of Anne Hurley deceased

D. M. Browning

(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
Jos I. Little
C. J.
granted to
D. Curtin
the Exor.
May 26: 1899
sworn under



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