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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
Patrick Kennedy


Will of Patrick Kennedy
from Newfoundland will books volume 9 pages 236-237 probate year 1911

In re
Patrick Kennedy deceased.

This is the last will of me Patrick Kennedy of Saint John's Tailor

  1. I appoint Edward Berrigan of St. John's Shopkeeper Executor of this my will.
  2. I give and bequeath to the trustees or owners of St. Bonaventure College the sum of $250.00 to be applied towards payment for the new wing.
  3. I direct my executor to expend 250.00 for Masses for the repose of my soul
  4. The residue of my estate and effects of every description I direct my executor to invest and to pay the income thereof to my wife during her life and while she shall remain unmarried for the use maintenance and education of herself & my children-
  5. On the death or remarriage of my said wife I give all my estate and effects (save as provided by paragraphs 2 & 3 hereof) to my children or the survivor of them absolutely and forever
  6. I give my executor power in his discretion to use portions of the Capital of my Estate for the maintenance or education of my wife or children if he shall think it necessary and power to continue any present investment and to invest in mortgages upon landed property in St. John's
  7. In the event of both my children dying underage without lawful issue then on the death or remarriage of my wife I give devise and bequeath my then existing estate and effects to the Roman Catholic Episcopal Corporation of St. John's

Witness my hand this 28th day of January A.D. 1911. Patrick Kennedy. Signed published & declared by the said testator as and for his last will & testament in our presence who at his request in his presence & in the presence of each other (all present at the same time) have hereunto subscribed our names as witnesses (the words on remarriage- being first interlined between lines 1 & 2 of this page W. E. Wood Solicitor Jan 28/11 Edward Berrigan

Certified Correct
D. M. Browning

In the margin
Mar 27 11
Mar. 29/11
granted to
Edward Berrigan
sworn at



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