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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
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Will of John O'Rourke
from Newfoundland will books volume 9 pages
92-93 probate year 1910
John O'Rourke deceased.
This is the last will and Testament of
John O’Rourke at present of Outer Cove near St. John’s
in the Island of Newfoundland, farmer, made this twentieth day of September
Anno Domini Nineteen hundred and two.
1 I give, devise and
bequeath to my son Walter O’Rourke now residing with me all the
property of every description whatsoever of which I shall die possessed,
said property consisting principally of a farm situate at Outer Cove
aforesaid with building thereon, fishing room, stage and Flake, furniture
in dwelling-house, stock on farm and fishing gear to have and to hold
the same unto my son Walter for his sole and absolute use for ever. I
appoint my said son sole executor of this my will. John his x
mark O’Rourke In testimony whereby I have hereunto subscribed my name by affixing my
mark at St. John’s the day and date first above written. Signed
by the said testator as and for his last will and testament in the presence
of us who in his presence and at his request and in the presence of each
other have hereunto subscribed our names as witness, the same having
first been read over and explained William R Warren John J Burke.
D. M. Browning
(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
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