Will of William Kenny
from Newfoundland will books volume 9 pages 583-584
probate year 1913
William Kenny deceased.
In the name of God, Amen. This
is the last will and Testament of me, William Kenny, of St. John’s,
in the Island of Newfoundland, Draper. I hereby revoke all former wills
and testamentary dispositions that may have been hitherto by me made.
I hereby appoint my cousin, Margaret Colford, to be
the executrix of this my last will and testament.
1. I desire that all
my just debts, funeral and testamentary expenses first be paid.
give, devise and bequeath the proceeds of my Life Insurance Policy in
the Canada Life as follows:-
- (a). To my cousin, Margaret
Colford, the sum of one hundred and fifty dollars ($150.00)
To my friend, Patrick Long, Walsh’s Lane, the sum of Twenty dollars,
- ( c). To the Rev. Father MacDonnell for
Masses for the repose of my soul, the sum of Fifty dollars.
To my father, William Kenny, the balance.
give, devise and bequeath to my father William Kenny, the freehold
property belonging to me, and situated at No. 101 Hamilton Street, in
the town of St. John’s aforesaid.
4 I give, devise and bequeath
to my cousin, Margaret Colford, the leasehold property belonging
to me, situated on the south side of Long’s Hill in the City of St. John’s
aforesaid, and known as Nos. 91 and 93.
5. I give, devise and
bequeath to my cousin, Margaret Colford, my shares
to the number of Thirteen (13) in the Colonial Investment and Loan
Company of Toronto Ontario
The residue of my personal estate that may not be hereby accounted
for, after the payment of my just debts, funeral and testamentary
expenses, I give, devise and bequeath to my father William
In witness whereof I have this day set my hand and seal the 9th day
of January A.D. 1913. William Kenny (LS) - Signed by the said Testator
as and for his last will and testament in the presence of us, who
in his presence, and at his request, and in the presence of each
other have hereunto subscribed our names as witnesses:- M.
Frank Summers John T. Angel.
D. M. Browning
(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)