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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
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Will of Patrick Kennedy
from Newfoundland will books volume 9 pages 236-237
probate year 1911
Patrick Kennedy deceased.
This is the last will of me Patrick Kennedy of Saint John's Tailor
- I appoint Edward Berrigan of St. John's Shopkeeper Executor of this
- 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
- I direct my executor to expend 250.00 for Masses for the repose
of my soul
- 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-
- 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
- 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
- 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
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
D. M. Browning
In the margin
Mar 27 11
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