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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
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Will of Mary McGrath
from Newfoundland will books volume 10 pages 518-519
probate year 1917
Mary McGrath deceased.
In the name of God. Amen. I Mary
McGrath of Holyrood Conception Bay Newfoundland (widow of the late John
McGrath) do make my last will testament this day of August third one thousand
First I will & bequeat to my grandson James
Morrissey a piece or parcel of land at Brien’s stands bound by the
railway track on the W. by Kieley’s land on the N. by the main road
on the E, and by George Brien’s land on the south.
I will and bequeath to my son John McGrath all my land being between
the railway track and the sea shore. It is to my daughter Mary’s after
my son’s death. Also my son John is to allow my grandson James
Morrissey the use of the after grass for his own interest.
Third. I will & bequeat
to my grand daughter Mary Ellen daughter of my son James my
bed and trunk. Last will my spinning wheel between my daughter Mary and
daughter-in-law Betsy. My shawl is to my daughter Catherine
(?)Currans. I hereby put my hand and seal first read over and explained Mary
McGrath her mark X witness Michael
Rourke John Rourke.
Charles H. Emerson
Registrar of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland
(Listed in the margin of this will)
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