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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
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Amelia Jane Penney
Will of Amelia Jane Penney
from Newfoundland will books volume 10 pages 414-415
probate year 1916
AMELIA JANE PENNEY deceased.
I Amelia Jane Penney of Carbonear,
widow, make and publish this my last will and testament
First: I leave to my brother Robert
balance I may have to my credit in the Bank of Nova Scotia and whatever cash
may be on hand in the house after my just debts are paid and after all expenses
of burial are deducted therefrom.
Second: I leave to my nephew Edgar Burke the sum of Five hundred dollars being
half the amount I have on loan to the Methodist College Building.
Third. I leave to my nieces Margaret
Taylor and Louise Penney the sum of fifty
dollars to each of them.
leave to my nephew Captn Mark Burke the sum of Four hundred
dollars and I desire him to divide this sum amongst my relatives. He
will know who need it worse but I want him to give something of this sum particularly
to my nephew Thomas Burke and also to George
Burke of Edgar. And I leave to John Burke
of Thos my Bureau, to my brother Robert my couch & sideboard,
to my niece Mrs. Jane Butt my looking glass, to my niece Mrs.
Margaret Taylor my clock, and the rest of my household effects to
my niece Mrs.
Edgar Burke. Amelia Jane her X mark Penney Signed
by the said Amelia Jane Penney as and for her last will and
testament in presence of us both, who at her request and in her presence and
in the presence of each other have signed our names as witnesses this 8th day
of June 1916. F.R. Matthews J.H. Goodison.
Charles H. Emerson
Registrar of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland
(Listed in the margin of this will)
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