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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
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Will of Margaret Morris
from Newfoundland will books volume 6 page 472
probate year 1898
Last will and Testament of
Margaret Morris of Trinity N.D.
This the last will and Testament
of me Margaret Morris of Trinity, Trinity Bay, in the Island of Newfoundland
widow, being of sound mind which I thus publish and declare as follows.
I do hereby give and bequeath to my friend Stephen Eagen my land and
the dwelling house thereon situate between property belonging to James
Gent on the North side, and by property belonging to the Roman
Catholic Church on the south west side in the Town of Trinity aforesaid
with all rights and privileges belonging to the same for his sole use
Also to my brother Peter Halerhan all my household furniture
beds and bedding and to Michael John Halerhan son of Richard
Halerhan two ornamental dogs and one globe. And I do hereby appoint John
Hoskins to be sole Executor to this my last will and testament. Dated at Trinity
this Fifteenth day of March one thousand eight hundred and ninety eight.
(Sgd) Margaret her X mark Morris. Signed acknowledged and declared by
the said Margaret Morris as and for her last will and Testament in the
presence of us, who being present at the same time in her presence at
her request and in the presence of each other have hereunto subscribed
our names as witnesses. (Sgd) John Hoskins. (Sgd) Robert
We hereby certify that
the above will was read over and explained to Testatrix in the presence
of each subscribing witness, at the time of her making her mark thereto.
(Sgd) John Hoskins. (Sgd) Robert White
I certify the foregoing to be a correct copy of the last will and Testament
of Margaret Morris deceased
D. M. Browning
(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
Jos I Little
May 19: 1898
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