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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
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Will of Patrick Leary
from Newfoundland will books volume 6 pages 525-526
probate year 1899
Last will and Testament of
Patrick Leary of St. John’s. Farmer
This is the last will and Testament
of me Patrick Leary of St. John’s Farmer. I revoke all former wills
by me at any time made. I give devise and bequeath my Farm on the Major’s
Path known as the Upper Farm to my daughter Anastasia wife of John
Walsh absolutely for her sole use and behoof. I give and bequeath my household
furniture and general household effects to my daughters Anastasia wife
of John Walsh as aforesaid and my daughter Catherine
Martin to be equally
divided between them.
I give devise and bequeath the tenement
house situate at the Kings Bridge and formerly occupied by my daughter
Anastasia to her absolutely. And the tenement above
it to my daughter
Catherine Martin absolutely. I give devise and bequeath
the tenement house adjoining the last mentioned house to my Grandson John
I appoint William Foley of St. John’s Tailor Executor
of this my last will. My horses carriages sleighs and harness I give
and bequeath to my said Grandson John Dooley for his
sole use and benefit. Dated at St. John’s this third day of September
A.D. 1897. (Sgd) Patrick
Leary. Signed Published and declared by the said testator as
and for his last will and testament in presence of us who in his presence
at his request and in presence of each other have subscribed our names
as witnesses. (Sgd) William Foley. (Sgd) Edward
I certify the foregoing to be
a correct copy of the last will and Testament of Patrick Leary deceased
D. M. Browning
(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
Jan 26: 1899
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