Will of Johana Mullowney
from Newfoundland will books volume 8 pages 320-321
probate year 1907.
This name is spelled Johana and Johanna in the will, and Johanna in
the will index.
Johanna Mullowney deceased.
This is the Last will and Testament
of me, Johana Mullowney, of St. John’s in the Island of Newfoundland,
widow, and I hereby revoke all former wills and testamentary writings.
I appoint Cyril J. Cahill of Saint John’s Solicitor
sole Executor of this my will. I will and direct that my Executor herein named
shall first pay out of my general personal estate all my just debts and funeral
and testamentary expenses.
I give, devise and bequeath unto my
daughters, Alice, wife of Patrick Burke of St. John’s aforesaid,
and Margaret, wife of Richard Mealy, of the same place, to be divided equally
between them, share and share alike, the western end or half of the land
and double Dwelling House, situate on the south side of Water Street West
in the town of St. John’s aforesaid, and bounded on the south by
the River and on the east by land now or formerly of Thomas Grant,
and the passage way leading from Water Street shall be used and enjoyed by
the respective owners or occupiers of said double house in common
at the time of my death there shall be due to me any money under an agreement
made between myself and John Mullowney, dated the 18th day
of April Anno Domini one thousand nine hundred and one, and provided same is
actually collected for my estate, I give, devise and bequeath the sum of one
hundred dollars (if so large a sum is due and actually collected) unto my grand-daughter
Isabel Summers, at present residing at Halifax Nova Scotia.
In witness whereof I have set my hand to this my will at St. John’s aforesaid
the 13th day of August Anno Domini one thousand nine hundred and seven
Johana her X mark Mullowney signed by the above-named Johana
Mullowney as her last will by making her mark thereto in the presence of us, both
being present at the same time, who in her presence and in the presence
of each other, have hereunto subscribed our names as witnesses, the said
will having been first read over and explained to her in our presence Cyril
J Cahill Mary Pitman
D. M. Browning
(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)