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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
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Will of Lawrence Mullally
from Newfoundland will books volume 12 page 225 probate year 1922
name is spelled both Mullally and Mullalley in the will and Mullally
on the will index)
In re LAURENCE MULLALLY. DECEASED.
Oct 27th. 1921
In the name of God. Amen.
I Lawrence Mullaly being sick of body but sound of mind do hereby declare this to be my last will and testament, viz I give and bequeath unto my father Thomas Mullaly the balance of my insurance policy No. 111.066 of One thousand dollars $1000.00 after he has deducted the following sums, viz the sum of one hundred & fifty dollars to my mother Julia Mullaly; the sum of twenty dollars $20.00 to Rev. J. A. Hinchey for Masses for the souls in purgatory, the sum of forty dollars $40.00 for the R. C. Church at Northern Bay; the sum of thirty dollars $30.00 to Rev. E. O'Brien in the hope of prayers for my soul.
The above will has been read over to me, and fully understood by me.
In witness whereof I place my signature. (Sgd) Laurence Mullalley
Witnesses John T. Hogan Lucy Mullalley
NOTE: My insurance policy is with the Confederation Life association, Toronto Canada. Dugold Munn. Agent St. John's.
I do hereby declare the Rev. Edward O'Brien to be the Executor of the above, my last will & Testament. Lawrence Mullally
Witnesses: John T. Hogan Lucy Mullalley.
William F. Lloyd
Registrar of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland
(Listed in the Margin next to this will the following)
Fiat June 29/22
to Rev. Edward
|Note: The wills in those will books are NOT actual wills. They are hand-written copies of a, "last will and testament," written by the court clerk, after the death of the testator, when the executor presented them to the court for probate. The court clerk didn't list the signatures at the bottom, he (or she) just put them in the book in whatever order they were in, on the original document, no spacing most of the time, no punctuation. The originals were kept by the executor. |
We who have typed these wills, have made every effort to include all the errors that were on the microfilm, in order to avoid destroying the integrity of the originals, where ever they may be.
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