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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
(P)
John F. Power

 

Will of John F. Power
from Newfoundland will books volume 6 pages 376-377 probate year 1897

Last will and Testament of
John F. Power of St. John’s
Master Cooper deceased

      In the name of God Amen this is the last will and Testament of me John F. Power of St. John’s Cooper.
First I will and desire that my Executor hereinafter appointed shall first pay all my just debts funeral and testamentary expenses.
Secondly I devise and bequeath to my daughter Bridget A. Power the dwelling house in which I now reside situate on Buckley Street together with all furniture and effects therein and also two debentures of the Government of Newfoundland for the sum of two hundred dollars each.
Thirdly. I give and bequeath to my daughter Kate Power two debentures of the Government aforesaid for the sum of four hundred dollars each. In and by a certain Trust deed made by my late father James Power I am left conditioned on the death of Mrs. Bridget Anne Lynch, widow of late Joseph Lynch the sum of one thousand dollars and one half of the dwelling house and its contents now occupied by James Kenny I hereby will and dispose of the same as follows, the sum of five hundred dollars to my said daughter Bridget A. Power and the sum of five hundred dollars to my said daughter Kate Power and also to my said daughter Kate the said half of the said dwelling house and its contents.
Fourthly out of the monies at the time of my death to my credit in the Newfoundland Savings Bank I will and bequeath the sum of one thousand dollars to my daughter Kate Power and the sum of one thousand dollars to my daughter Bridget A. Power.
Fifthly. I desire my Executors to pay the sum of twenty dollars to have masses celebrated for the repose of my soul
Sixthly. All the above several bequests made to my said daughters are conditioned that they do not come into effect until the death of my beloved wife Anastatia Power. It being my will and desire that she shall have during her life time full use power control and charge over the said bequests.
Seventhly. I hereby nominate and appoint the Reverend William Jackman Roman Catholic priest Executor of this my last will and Testament.
Lastly I hereby revoke all former wills that may have been made by me. In witness whereof I have hereunto my hand set and subscribed at St. John’s aforesaid this 9th day of June A.D. 1897. (Sgd) John F. Power. Signed by the said testator as and for his last will and Testament in our presence who in his presence at his request and in the presence of each other have hereunto our hands subscribed as witnesses. (Sgd) James Shaw. (Sgd) F. J. Morris

      I certify the foregoing to be a correct copy of the last will and Testament of John F. Power deceased

Registrar

(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
Fiat
Jos I Little
J.
Probate
granted to
Rev. Wm
Jackman
the Exor.
Dated
Novr 16: 1897
Estate
sworn under
$6000.00

 

 

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