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Will of Mary Kearney
This is the last will of me Mary Kearney of St. John's Widow. I give and bequeath all my estate and effects whatsoever to my executors hereinafter named and their heirs upon trust to realize the same to the best advantage and to appropriate the same and the interest issues and proceeds thereof to the maintenance education and advancement in life of my children Mary Margaret and John Richard equally between them, the payment of such portion thereof as may remain unappropriated towards their maintenance and education to be made
Note: The wills in those will books are NOT actual wills. They are either hand-written copies or in later years typed copies of a, "last will and testament," written or typed 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.
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Page Revised by Ivy F. Benoit (Wednesday February 20, 2013 AST)
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