Will of Maurice Malone
from Newfoundland will books volume 8 pages 329-330
probate year 1907
Will of from Newfoundland will books
Maurice Malone deceased.
This is the last will and Testament
of me, Maurice Malone, of Carbonear, but at present of Saint John’s,
1. I appoint the Honourable James D. Ryan of Saint
John’s, and Thomas Fitzgibbon of the same place, shopkeeper,
executors of this my will.
2. My said Executors shall first pay all my
debts (if any) and my funeral and testamentary expenses out of my Estate.
I give devise and bequeath to my said Executors all my property Estate
and effects upon trust to pay the income thereof to my wife, Hannah
Martha Malone, during her life: and after her death to distribute
the same as hereinafter provided.
4 If my executors shall consider the income
of my Estate insufficient for my wife’s maintenance in comfort during
her life they may pay her from the principal of my Estate in their discretion
so much as they may think necessary.
5 On the death of my said
wife her funeral expenses shall be paid out of my Estate.
On the death of both my said wife and myself I give to the Roman Catholic
Bishop of Harbor Grace the sum of Five Hundred Dollars for Masses for the
repose of the souls of Thomas Malone late of Carbonear, deceased; Catherine
Malone late of Carbonear, deceased; George Pender late of Saint John’s,
deceased; Catherine Pender late of Saint John’s, deceased;
and of my said wife and myself
7. I give devise and bequeath to my nephew,
Maurice J. Malone, son of my brother James Malone,
on the death of my wife, all my landed property at Carbonear and the household
furniture at present in the house I now occupy.
8. I give devise and bequeath
to my brothers and sisters (namely: Thomas Malone, James Malone, Mary
and Bridget Malone) on the death of my wife, all the residue of my Estate
in equal shares: the share of any or either of them dying in the meantime
going to his or her children if any then living. Witness my hand at Saint
John’s aforesaid this twenty first day of July A.D. 1906. M Malone Signed Published and declared by the said Testator as and for his last
will and Testament in the presence of us who at his request in his presence
and in the presence of each other (all present at the same time) have hereunto
subscribed our names as witnesses. W.E. Wood W.O’D Kelly
D. M. Browning
(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
James D Ryan