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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
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Mary Power Kenny
Will of Mary Power Kenny
from Newfoundland will books volume 10 pages 360-361
probate year 1916
MARY POWER KENNY deceased.
In the name of God Amen I Mary
Power Kenny of St. John’s do make publick and declare this as
and for my last will and testament.
First I give devise and bequeath to my daughter Kate
Kenny (now Sister Seraphina)
my debenture of the Government of Newfoundland of the Face Value of four hundred
Second. to my son James J.
Kenny I give devise and bequeath the two houses situated on York Street No.
34 & 36.
Third to my son William
F. Kenny I give devise and bequeath the House and Land situated on Henry Street
Fourth. to my son Walter J.
Kenny I give devise and bequeath the House and land situated on Georges Street
Fifth. To my daughter Bride
Kenney (now Mrs. E. J. Kennedy) I give devise and bequeath the house situated
on Cochrane Street No. 24.
To my son James J. Kenny I give devise and bequeath (after the death of Mrs.
N. A. Lynch half the house and land situated on Williams Lane No.
Seventh. I give devise and bequeath my Debenture (after the death of Mrs.
N.A. Lynch) of the Government of Newfoundland of the Face Value of One thousand
dollars to be divided as follows. To my son James J. Kenny I give devise and
bequeath five hundred dollars. To my son Walter J. Kenny I give devise and
bequeath one hundred and Forty dollars. To my son William F. Kenny I
give devise and bequeath one hundred dollars. To my daughter
Kate Kenny (Now Sister Seraphina) I give devise and bequeath one hundred dollars.
To my daughter Bride Kenny (now Mrs. E.J. Kennedy)
I give devise and bequeath one hundred dollars. Sixty dollars
for Masses for the repose of my soul and the soul of my husband.
Eight. I do hereby nominate and appoint my son James
J. Kenny and my son-in-law
E.J. Kennedy as executors of this my will. Witness
my hand at St. John’s the eleventh November Anno Domini 1903 Mary
Power Kenny Signed by the said testator
as and for her last will and testament in our presence who in her presence
and the presence of each other have hereto set our hands as witnesses on the
day and year written. Witnessed by Charles Myler (LS) Thos.
(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
Jas J. Kenny
& Edwd Kennedy
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