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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
(M)
Phillip Mullins

 

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
Farmer deceased

      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 and Testament.
Second. 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.
I hereby 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 Mullins. Edward’s 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.
I 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.
The 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 Mullins.
In 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 J. Neville

      I certify the foregoing to be a correct copy of the last will and Testament of Philip Mullins deceased

D. M. Browning
Registrar

(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
Fiat
Jos. I. Little
C. J.
Admn Cta
granted to
Wm. Mullins
Dated
May 17: 1899
Estate
sworn under
$1700.00

 

 

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