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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
Henry Leo O'Brien


Will of Henry Leo O'Brien
from Newfoundland will books volume 13 page 580 probate year 1927

In re

This is the last Will and Testament of me Henry Leo O’Brien of St. John’s, Newfoundland made this third day of January one thousand nine hundred and twenty seven.

I will and bequeath to my wife Catherine O’Brien my Insurance Policy with the Sun Life Assurance Company for the sum of One thousand dollars ($1000.00) also to my wife Catherine O’Brien my Travellers Life Insurance in the Commercial Travellers Association of Newfoundland amounting to Three hundred dollars or over.

I will and bequeath to my daughter Helen Louise O’Brien my house situate 13 Burke Square St John’s, Newfoundland; also Furniture contained therein, also land on which my property stands and my wife Catherine O’Brien is to have a home there until such time as she may marry again. In the event of my wife Catherine O’Brien marrying again before my daughter Helen Louise O’Brien becomes of age, my property is to be rented and the proceeds of rentals to be used used for her education and support.

I hereby appoint my wife Catherine O’Brien Executor of this my last Will and Testament.


Signed by the said Testator Henry Leo O’Brien in the presence of us, present at the same time, who at his request in his presence, and in the presence of each other, have subscribed our names as witnesses.

Alice Joseph Myler

Joseph Dewey Squires.

January third 1927.

William F. Lloyd
Registrar of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland.

(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
Fiat April
5th 1927.
Warren J.
Probate granted
to Catherine
April 5/27.
Estate sworn
at $7601.75



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