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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
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Mary Anne O'Neill

 

Will of Mary Anne O'Neill
from Newfoundland will books volume 10 pages 386-387 probate year 1916

In re
      MARY ANNE O’NEILL       deceased.

      This is the last will and testament of me, Mary Anne O’Neill, of St. John’s, in the Island of Newfoundland, widow of the late James O’Neill of the same place, Truckman.
      1. I give, devise and bequeath to my son Arthur O’Neill all that farm situate between Freshwater Road and Pennywell Road, in the district of St. John’s West, with the exception of two acres of land stretching along Pennywell Road, together with all the farming implements, stock and produce belonging to me save such as are included in paragraph 4 hereof, to hold the same unto my said son Arthur O’Neill, his executors, administrators and assigns for ever.
      2. I give, devise and bequeath unto my said son Arthur O’Neill that portion of the farm referred to in paragraph 1 hereof, consisting of two acres extending along Pennywell Road, to hold the same unto my said son Arthur O’Neill, his executors, administrators and assigns forever, subject to the condition that all the estate and interest of the said Arthur O’Neill in the said two acres of land shall be determined upon the return of my son John Joseph O’Neill, at present resident in the United States of America, to St. John’s, whether the said return be for the purposes of a visit only or to become again domiciled here.
      3. I give, devise and bequeath to my said son John Joseph O’Neill, at present resident in the United States of America, the two acres of land above referred to, and extending along Pennywell Road, to hold the same unto my said son John Joseph O’Neill, his executors, administrators and assigns, for ever, subject to the condition precedent that the said John Joseph O’Neill shall return to St. John’s either for the purposes of a visit or to take up his domicile here.
      4. I give, devise and bequeath to my son Edward Joseph O’Neill all that farm, situate on Pennywell Road, near the Rope-walk, together with all buildings and erections thereon, and all farming implements, stock and produce which belong exclusively to the said farm.
      5. I hereby revoke all former wills by me at any time made, and appoint my said son Arthur O’Neill to be executor of this my last will and testament:    In testimony whereof I have hereunto affixed my hand this 18th day of April Anno Domini one thousand nine hundred and five.    Mary A. O’Neil     Signed by the said testator as and for her last will and testament in the presence of us, who in her presence have hereunto subscribed our names as witnesses. James Goss.    H. A. Squires.

Correct,
Charles H. Emerson
Registrar of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland

(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
Fiat
Feby 21/16
Emerson J.
Probate
May 20/16
granted to
Arthur O’Neil
Estate sworn
$5200.00 (writing very faint)

 

 

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