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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
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Will of Bridget McGrath
from Newfoundland will books volume 9 pages 283-284
probate year 1911
Bridget McGrath deceased.
In the name of God Amen I Bridget
McGrath of Saint John’s in the Island of Newfoundland widow do
make and declare the following as and for my last will and Testament.
I will and direct that my just debts and testamentary expenses shall
be paid by my executor hereinafter named
- Iwill and
bequeath to sister Mary Genevieve Farrell of Convent of Mercy Military
Road Saint John’s Three hundred Dollars.
the Rev L. K. Vereker P.P. Ferryland one hundred dollars for
Masses for the repose of my soul.
- To the Rev D. J. O’Connor North Ormesby Middlebow Yorkshire England Two hundred Dollars for Masses
for the repose of my soul.
- To the Rev. E. J. Ryan Kilcommon Thurles Co Tipperary Ireland one hundred Dollars
for Masses for the repose of my soul.
- To my sister Catherine
Fowler White Park Co. Kilkenny Ireland Two thousand Five hundred
my nieces Bridget and Catherine daughters of my sister Catherine
Fowler Four hundred Dollars each
- To my niece Margaret wife
of late Michael J Dooley Saint John’s Five Thousand Dollars in
Newfoundland Government Debenture Bonds.
- To Richard
Claney St. John’s Two hundred - fifty Dollars.
the rest residue and remainder of my money I bequeath to my niece
Margaret wife of late Michael J Dooley. I hereby revoke and declare null and void all former and other wills
by me made and nominate and appoint James D Ryan of Saint John’s
Merchant Executor of this my last will and Testament
Dated at Saint
John’s Newfoundland this Twenty first day of February A.D. 1910
Bridget McGrath witnesses Thomas Bates Thomas Morris
D. M. Browning
(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
Jas D Ryan
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