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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
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Will of Edward Penney
from Newfoundland will books volume 9 pages 129-130
probate year 1910
Edward Penney deceased.
This is the last will and testament
of me Edward Penney of Keels in the Island of Newfoundland, Merchant,
hereby revoking and annulling all former wills and testamentary dispositions
by me made and declaring this and none other to be my last will and testament.
I hereby direct that all my just debts funeral and testamentary expenses
shall be first paid out of my estate by my Executrix hereinafter named.
Secondly. I direct that all my lands, goods, chattels and effects of
every description and kind whatsoever shall be realized by my said Executrix
to the best advantage and in such a manner as to her may seem most advisable
and the proceeds arising out of such realization I hereby give, devise
and bequeath to my wife and two children in three equal shares To Hold
the same unto them forever.
Thirdly. I give and bequeath to my
said wife and two children also in three equal shares all money arising
out of my Life Assurance Policies To Hold the same unto them forever
Fourthly. I give and bequeath the rest, residue and remainder of my
estate and effects to my said wife and two children in three equal shares
and I hereby appoint my said wife Charlotte Penney to be the sole Executrix
of this my last will and testament. In witness whereof I have hereunto
my hand subscribed at Keels aforesaid this Twelfth day of August A.D.
1909 Edward Penny Signed published
and declared by the said Testator as his last will and testament in the
presence of us who in his presence at his request and in the presence
of each other have hereunto our hands subscribed as witnesses Eli
Penny Francis Penny Chas G. Le Vesconte
D. M. Browning
(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
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