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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
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Will of Mortimer Murphy
from Newfoundland will books volume 9 page 586
probate year 1913
Mortimer Murphy deceased.
This is the last will and Testament
of me Mortimer Murphy of Kingsmans Cove Fermeuse Planter
1. I direct that my just debts and funeral and testamentary expenses
shall be first paid by my executor hereinafter named.
2 After my
death I give devise and bequeath to my Sister Margaret Ryan all my real
and personal property of whatever description (with the exception hereinafter
mentioned) to hold to the said Margaret Ryan for and during the term
of her natural life and after her death to my daughter Fanny
Jackman and her husband William Jackman as joint tenants for life and after the
death of the survivor of them to their son Michael Anthony Jackman to
hold to him in fee simple for ever.
3. I devise to Catherine
Ryan my property on Baker Steels Point to hold to her in fee
simple for ever.
4 I appoint John N Cleary of St. John’s Solicitor
executor of this my will. Witness my hand at Kingman’s Cove Fermeuse
this twenty third day of October A.D. nineteen hundred - Mortimer
Murphy - Signed and declared by the said testator as and for
his last will and testament in our presence who in his presence and in
presence of each other have hereunto subscribed our names as witnesses J.
N. Cleary James Dutton
D. M. Browning
(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
J J Walsh
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