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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
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Will of William Mullowney from Newfoundland will books volume 5 pages 204-205 probate year 1888
Last will and Testament of William
Mullowney of St. John's Painter
I William Mullowney of St. John's Painter do make publish and declare this as and for my last will and testament.
First I direct that all my just debts funeral and testamentary expenses shall be paid.
Second I give devise and bequeath to my sister Mary the sum of eighty dollars.
Third I give devise and bequeath to the Reverend Superioress for the time being of the Convent of Mercy on the Military Road in St. John's the sum of forty dollars for the use and purposes of that convent.
Fourth whatever interest right or title I may have in the house and premises where I now reside I give devise and bequeath to Ellen Crowley who now resides with me.
Fifth I direct that my household furniture and effects in and about the said house and premises shall be sold by my executor hereinafter mentioned and the net proceeds of such sale after payment of all the costs expenses and outlays attendant thereon shall be paid to my sister Audia if she be alive and if not alive then the same shall be paid to her surviving children in equal shares.
Sixth. I give devise and bequeath to the Reverend Father Lalor of St. John's the sum of ten dollars for masses for the repose of my soul and the souls of my mother and father.
Seventh as regards the rest residue and remainder of my goods chattels property and effects of every nature and kind and wheresoever situate. I give devise and bequeath the same to my father Patrick Mullowney of Waterford Ireland.
Eighth I do hereby nominate and appoint my friend Thomas Conway of the Queen's road in St. John's as executor of this my will.
Ninth. I do hereby revoke and declare null and void all wills by me heretofore made. Witness my hand at St. John's aforesaid this 22nd day of March A.D. 1888 - W. Mullowney - Signed by the said William Mullowney as and for his last will and testament in our presence who in his presence at his request and in the presence of each other have hereto set our hands as witnesses on the dat and date above written. Robert J. Kent John ???
I certify that the foregoing is a correct copy
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