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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
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Will of Thomas Mullins from Newfoundland will books volume 5 page 680 probate year 1892
Last Will and Testament of Thomas Mullins of St. John's
Mercantile Agent deceased
This is the last will and Testament of me Thomas Mullins south side of St. John's. After all my just debts and Testamentary expenses are paid I give devise and bequesth all the property of which I may die possessed of as follows-
To Kate Mullins or Trimmingham and Theresa Mackey who reside with me
Eight hundred dollars each.
I also bequeath to the said Kate Mullins or Trimmingham and Theresa Mackey the dwelling house on Victoria Street and the double house on the Battery Road Hoyles town.
To Mrs. Mary Anne Whelan one hundred dollars.
To Mrs. Anne Brophy Eighty dolars
To Bridget Mullins Eighty dollars.
To Theresa Cornell Eighty dollars.
To James Mullins Eighty dollars.
To Robert Mullins Eighty dollars.
To Mary Anne Mullins Sixty dollars.
To Elizabeth McGrath forty dollars.
To Margaret Carr forty dollars.
To Elizabeth Cousens fifty dollars
To Margaret Adams forty dollars.
To Cornelius Walsh sixty dollars.
To John Walsh fifty dollars.
For two high masses for the repose of my soul Eighty dollars
To the Villa Nova orphanage Twenty dollars.
To St, Michael's orphange Belvidere Twenty dollars
To the Reverend John Ryan twenty dollars for masses for the repose of the souls of my father and mother, Anne Caulfield, Mary Walsh, Edward Mullins and Cornelius Mullins.
To Michael Whalen William Walsh and John Walsh Jr. I bequeath a Silver watch each to be selected from the watches in my house by my Executor.
All the rest and residue of my property and effects of every description
including my household furniture I give devise and bequeath to Kate Mullins or Trimmingham and Theresa Mackey after payment of following bequest
To John Walsh Jr. Twenty dollars
To William Walsh twenty dollars
To Michael Whelan twenty dollars
To the children of Cornelius Walsh twenty dollars
To the Reverend Edmund Crook twenty dollars for masses
for the repose of my soul.
To the Reverend John Ryan twenty dollars for masses for the repose of my soul.
To the Benevolent Irish Society. Thirty dollars.
I appoint Kate Mullins or Trimmingham and Theresa Mackey Executrices of this my Will. St. John's December 26th, A.D. 1891. (sgd.) Thomas Mullins. Signed by the said Testator as and for his last will and testament in the presence of us who in his presence at his request and in the presence of each other have hereunto subscribed our names as witness. (sgd.) J.S. Downey (sgd.) John Brennan. (sgd.) M. H. Carty.
I certify the foregoing to be a correct copy of the last will and testament of Thomas Mullins deceased.
(Listed in the margin of this will)
F.B.G. Carter C.J.
Jan 9 1892
sworn under $7,000
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