Will of Phillip Mullins
from Newfoundland will books volume 6 pages 532-534
probate year 1899
Last will and Testament of
Phillip Mullins of St. John’s
This is the last will and Testament
of me Philip Mullins Farmer, of St. John’s in
the Island of Newfoundland.
First. I hereby revoke, cancel and disallow
all other and former wills, and hereby declare this to be my last will
I hereby appoint Peter Neville of Spring Mount Cottage Blackmarsh Road
as my sole Executor. I hereby direct my Executor to pay all my just debts
funeral and testamentary expenses as soon as possible after my decease.
I hereby devise to my son William Mullins the house
now in his occupancy together with the ground on which it stands. Also
right of way as at present in use.
I hereby devise to my son Patrick
Mullins the house now in his occupancy together with the ground
on which it stands. Also right of way as at present in use.
devise to my son Edward Mullins the house now in his
occupancy together with ground on which it stands. Also right of way
as at present in use.
I hereby devise to my daughters Bridget Mullins,
Johanna Mullins, Mary Mullins, and Sarah Mullins, the house now occupied
by me, together with the cow house and barn also right of way to same,
to be owned jointly by them, in the event of death or marriage the portion
or share of the deceased or married shall belong equally to the survivor
or survivors of the said four daughters, the last survivor to dispose
of the whole of the property named as she deems fit. I hereby devise
to my daughter Bridget Mullins the garden in front and
in the rear of dwelling house now occupied by me.
I hereby direct that
the field extending from the west end of dwelling house now in my occupancy
to the first gate, containing about six acres, be divided equally between
my three sons William Mullins, Patrick Mullins, and Edward
share to be that adjoining his stable; remaining portion of this field
to be divided as follows viz William to come next west of Edward and
Patrick the portion west of William.
direct that the field extending west from the before mentioned first
gate, is to belong to my four daughters Bridget Mullins, Johanna
Mullins, Mary Mullins and Sarah Mullins each
having an equal interest therein but in the event of the death or marriage
of either, or any of the four, the last survivor to be at liberty to
dispose of this property as she deems fit.
rough land situated at the North east side of Mundys Pond comprised of
about 14 acres. I direct shall be divided as follows: To my grandson
Philip Mullins, son of my son William, two acres in one strip adjoining
the pond running from front to rear, the remaining portion of about twelve
acres to be divided equally between my two daughters Bridget
Mullins and Johanna Mullins. That piece of land situated at the south west side
of Mundy’s Pond containing about fifteen acres; I direct be equally
divided between my daughters Mary Mullins and Sarah
witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand this 22nd day July A.D. eighteen
hundred and ninety three. (Sgd) Philip his X mark Mullins (LS) Signed
Sealed and declared by said Philip Mullins (first having been read over
and explained) as and for his last will and Testament in the presence
of us present at the same time, who at his request, in his presence and
in the presence of each other have hereunto subscribed our names as witnesses
to the due execution hereof. (Sgd) Geo. W. Mews. (Sgd) John
I certify the foregoing to be
a correct copy of the last will and Testament of Philip Mullins deceased
D. M. Browning
(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
Jos. I. Little
May 17: 1899