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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
Patrick McGrath


Will of Patrick McGrath
from Newfoundland will books volume 9 pages 277-278 probate year 1911

In re
      Patrick McGrath          deceased.

      Tilting, Fogo, Dist. Feb. 21st 1911    I Patrick McGrath being ill of body but sound of mind and senses do hereby certify that this is my last will and testament And I do hereby appoint my brother Mr Tobias McGrath to be the executor of this my will.
In the first place I do bequeath & give unto my brother Mr Tobias McGrath the sum of four hundred & forty two dollars & six cents $442.06
The remaining four hundred & thirty dollars $430.00 I do bequeath & give as follows

  • To Mrs Elizabeth Foley the sum of one hundred dollars $100.00
  • For a headstone to self & relatives the sum of sixty dollars $60.00
  • For Masses for my soul the sum of forty dollars $40.00
  • As a donation towards the erection of a new alter rail in Tilting church the sum of fifty dollars $50.00
  • To Miss Bessie Walsh the sum of forty dollars $40.00.
  • To Mr Stephen Walsh the sum of thirty dollars $30.00
  • To Mr Thos M Dwyer the sum of thirty dollars $30.00
  • To Mrs Thos M Dwyer the sum of ten dollars $10.00.
  • To Mrs Veronica McGrath the sum of twenty dollars $20.00 (Construction of aforesaid will)
  • To Miss Anastatia McGrath the sum of twenty dollars $20.00.
  • To Mr Patrick Lane the sum of ten dollars $10.00
  • To Mrs Tobias McGrath the sum of twenty dollars $20.00

Signed by me in the presence of the undersigned witnesses this twenty first day of February in the year of Our Lord one thousand nine hundred and eleven Testator Patrick M McGrath. Witnesses Ed O’Brien William Dwyer

Certified correct,
D. M. Browning

(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
July 10/11
C. J.
July 10/11
to Tobias
sworn at



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

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