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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
(M)
Felix McCarthy

 

Will of Felix McCarthy
from Newfoundland will books volume 6 pages 534-535 probate year 1899

Last will and Testament of
Felix McCarthy of Carbonear N.D.
Sub. Collector H.M. Customs

In the name of God Amen
I Felix McCarthy of Carbonear in the Island of Newfoundland Sub Collector of Customs being of sound mind and memory do this twenty eighth day of January in the year of Our Lord one thousand eight hundred and ninety seven make and publish this my last Will and Testament in the manner and form following that is to say First I give and bequeath to my sisters Isabella Angela and Theresa jointly for ever all that Dwelling house with the Furniture Beds Bedding Plate and Books contained therein together with the outhouses cattle and land belonging to the said Dwelling house and situate on the North side of St. Patrick Street Carbonear aforesaid. Also that piece or parcel of Land with all the erections therein situate on the South side of Water Street Carbonear aforesaid and bounded as follows namely on the North by Water Street on the South by the Harbor on the East by the property belonging to the Estate of the late George Forward and on the West by the property belonging to the Estate of the late William Brown. Also my interest in and to that Dwelling house and Shop with the outhouses and land belonging there to and now in the occupancy of Hugh Cameron. Also my interest in and to that piece or parcel of land situate at Crocker's Cove, Carbonear aforesaid and now in the occupancy of John Kennedy of Crocker's Cove aforesaid. Also my interest in and to that house and land situate near Number one Firebreak Carbonear aforesaid and now occupied by John Brien as a barn. Secondly I give and bequeath after all my lawful debts are paid to my Sisters Isabella Angela and Theresa above named jointly the Insurance on my Life Policy namely Two thousand dollars together with all other monies that may belong to me at the time of my decease and that may be then due to me on condition that the following bequests be made out of the said monies namely Twenty five dollars to St. Josephs Convent Carbonear and one hundred dollars for Masses for my soul. Thirdly that should my sister Mary return from New York to reside in Carbonear she shall during her widowhood have the use of the said Dwelling house and furniture jointly with my other sisters as above named. Fourthly reserving always the rights of my Sister Bridget to the use of the said Dwelling house and furniture jointly with my other sisters named in this my last Will and Testament. Lastly on the death of any of my three Sisters Isabella Angela and Theresa herein named the survivors or survivor shall enjoy full right jointly or severally to the herein before bequests jointly made to the said three Sisters the words survivors and survivor meaning none but the said Isabella Angela and Theresa. And I do hereby ordain constitute and appoint the Reverand Felix D. McCarthy c.c. Carbonear and Pierce Finn of Carbonear aforesaid Executors to this my last Will and Testament.

In witness whereof I have hereunto set and subscribed my hand and seal the day and year first above written.

Felix McCarthy (his seal)

Signed sealed published and pronounced and
declared by the said F. McCarthy as his last
Will and Testament in the presence of us who
in his presence and in the presence of us each
other have hereunto subscribed our names as
Witnesses thereunto.

Lawrence Mackey
Edward Jones


This section contributed by Sheila Tiberio & Judy Benson

      I certify the foregoing to be a correct copy of the last will and Testament of Felix McCarthy deceased

D. M. Browning
Registrar

(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
Fiat
D. Morison
J.
Probate
granted to
Rev. F.D. McCarthy
& P. Finn
the Exors
Dated
Nov. 22:1899
Estate
Sworn under
$5100.00

 

 

Page Contributed by Colleen Haynes, Sheila Tiberio & Judy Benson

Page Revised by Ivy F. Benoit (Wednesday February 20, 2013)

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