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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
Martin Murphy


Will of Martin Murphy
from Newfoundland will books volume 9 pages 128-129 probate year 1910

In re
      Martin Murphy          deceased.

      This is the last will and testament of me Martin Murphy of St. John’s in the Island of Newfoundland laborer
First. I direct that my executor hereinafter named will first pay my just debts funeral and testamentary expenses
Ssecondly:- I devise and bequeath unto my son William the eastern half of my property situate on Water St. West in the town of St. John’s aforesaid the said half being bounded on the East by a lane on the west by my land and premises at present in the occupancy of one Jabez Ridout the western boundary being continued from the Eastern wall of the house occupied by the said Jabez Ridout down to the river which river is the southern boundary and on the north by Water Street west ------
Thirdly I devise and bequeath unto my son Daniel the western half of my property situate on Water St. West in the town of St. John’s aforesaid the said half being bounded on the west by property of one Nevin and also by property of one Curtis, on the east by the property already devised to my son William in the second paragraph herein on the south by the river and on the north by Water St. West
Fourthly I hereby appoint Michael Bambrick of St. John’s aforesaid Road Inspector sole executor of this my last will and testament.
Fifthly. I hereby revoke all testamentary dispositions heretofore made by me. In witness whereof I have hereunto my hand subscribed by making my mark at St. John’s aforesaid this thirteenth day of April Anno Domini one thousand nine hundred and five Martin his x mark Murphy    Signed by the testator by making his mark 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 witnesses the same having been first read over and explained    M. Bambrick J J McCarthy

Certified correct,
D. M. Browning

(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
Aug 4/10
Johnson J.
Aug 6/10
granted to
sworn at



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