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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
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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
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.
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
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
(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
May 26: 1899
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