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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
Margaret Kavanagh



Will of Margaret Kavanagh
from the Newfoundland will books volume 10 page 91 probate year 1913

In re Margaret Kavanagh      deceased.

I Margaret Kavanagh widow of the late William Kavanagh deceased of Carbonear in the Northern District of the Island of Newfoundland. Being of perfect sound mind I do hereby make my last will & testament as follows. I give devise and bequeath to my dearly beloved daughter Sarah Mullins all my property real and personal which I now have consisting of land situated near Pond Head Road Carbonear and now in the occupancy of Thomas Cullen for her sole use and benefit without any incumbrance whatever and I do also appoint my said daughter Sarah Mullins sole executrix to this my last will and testament. And I do utterly annul revoke and disallow all and every other former will and Testament devised by me in any way before made or mentioned constituting and ordaining this and no other to be my last will and Testament
In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this first day of May in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and ninety three (LS) - Margaret his X mark Kavanagh -
The foregoing was signed sealed pronounced published and declared by the said Margaret Kavanagh to be her last will and testament in presence of us who at her request in her presence and in presence of each other have hereunto subscribed our names at Carbonear on the date above written Charles D. Garland    Edw. B. Chipman

Certified Correct.
D. M. Browning

(Listed in the Margin next to this will the following)
July 15/13
Emerson J.
July 22/13
to Sarah
sworn at



Note: The wills in those will books are NOT actual wills. They are hand-written copies of a, "last will and testament," written by the court clerk, after the death of the testator, when the executor presented them to the court for probate. The court clerk didn't list the signatures at the bottom, he (or she) just put them in the book in whatever order they were in, on the original document, no spacing most of the time, no punctuation. The originals were kept by the executor.

We who have typed these wills, have made every effort to include all the errors that were on the microfilm, in order to avoid destroying the integrity of the originals, where ever they may be.

Page Contributed by Judy Benson and Ivy F. Benoit

REVISED BY: Ivy F. Benoit July 11, 2002

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