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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
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Will of Edward Kenny
from Newfoundland will books volume 10 pages 497-498
probate year 1917
Edward Kenny deceased.
In the name of God Amen: This
is the last will and Testament of me Edward Kenny of the
Township of Conception Harbor in the District of Harbor Main. Newfoundland.
1. I hereby revoke all former wills and testamentary
dispositions by me at any time heretofore made and declare this to be and
contain my last will and Testament.
2. I hereby
appoint my brother Robert Kenny to be the executor and Trustee of this
3. I direct my executor
to pay all my just debts, funeral and testamentary expenses as soon as
conveniently may be done after my decease.
4. I bequeath a piece of land situate at Mugford Head and extending from
the gate which now opens on said piece of land (and at which I hereby direct
my executor to fix a permanent mark without delay) westly to John
fence: also my bed and bedding: also the sum of Ten Dollars ($10.00) to
my daughter Mary Kenny; and I further direct that this bequest is subject
to the condition that the party who shall provide for the support and maintenance
of the said Mary Kenny shall be the owner of the piece
or parcel of land herein bequeathed.
5. I devise
and bequeath to my youngest son Edward Kenny, my Dwelling
House, Barn and out-houses; cart, cattle, horse and tackle etc., and also
one-third of my land of which being divided into three equal parts said
one-third shall be the Eastern division. (Excluding plot mentioned in clause
6 I bequeath my wagon to my two sons William and Edward
7. I devise and bequeath to my son William
Kenny the central division of
my land consisting of one-third (1/3) of same as defined in clause 5.
8. I devise and bequeath to my son David
Kenny the western division of
my land consisting of one third (1/3) of same as defined in clause 5.
9. I devise and bequeath all the Labrador property of which I am possessed
in three equal divisions to my three sons David, William, and Edward
10. I bequeath Seventy Dollars ($70.00) to my son David
11. I bequeath Seventy Dollars ($70.00) to my son William
12. I bequeath Seventy Dollars ($70.00) to my son Edward
13. I bequeath my watch and chain to my grandson Edward
Kenny of William
14. I devise and bequeath all the rest and residue of my real and personal
property to my youngest son Edward Kenny. In Testimony whereof I have hereby
set my hand this fifth day of April 1916. Edward his X mark Kenny Signed Published and Declared by Edward
Kenny the Testator as and for his
last will and Testament in the presence of us both present at the same
time who at his request and in his presence have hereunto subscribed our
names as witnesses:- Robert Kenny Joseph
his X mark Trehay
Charles H. Emerson
Registrar of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland
(Listed in the margin of this will)
Page Contributed by Judy Benson & Ivy F. Benoit
Page Revised by Ivy F. Benoit (Wednesday February 20, 2013)
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