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Will of Patrick Mullowney
Saint John's Newfoundland Feb. 4th 1832. The last will & testament of Patrick Mullowny. I Patrick Mullowny sick in health and strong in memory I make this my last will and testament. I first bequeath my soul to God and my body to the earth and rotness and to be intered in the Chapel yard of St. John's. I secondly appoint Cornelius Denehy to be my heir and executor. I bequeath to the said Denehy my worthly property viz forthy acres of land I now do possess more or less one cow and one horse and house & furniture. Situated near Mr. Caseys Farm or otherwise joining Caseys race course. Patrick his X mark Mullowny. Witness present Thos Woods. John Jervis
|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. |
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