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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
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Jane Frances Pumphrey
Will of Jane Frances Pumphrey
from Newfoundland will books volume 13 page
462 probate year 1926
JANE FRANCES PUMPHREY. DECEASED.
This is the last Will and Testament of me Jane Frances Pumphrey of Saint
Save as hereinafter provided I give and bequeath my household
furniture and effects and articles of personal use to my sister Mary
J. Pendergast of Saint John’s Spinster and Mary
Taaffe wife of William Taaffe of Saint
John’s Druggist in equal shares.
I give my watch and chain to Helen Taaffe daughter of the said
I give to the Archbishop at Saint John’s the sum of one hundred
dollars to be expended by him for Masses for the repose of
my soul and that of my late husband.
I direct my executor to erect a suitable headstone to the
graves of myself and my late husband at Belvidere Cemetery.
I give to the Belvidere Cemetery Committee at Saint John’s
the sum of one hundred dollars in trust to apply the income thereof
to the upkeep of my family plot in Belvidere cemetery.
All the rest residue and remainder of my moneys estate and
effects I give devise and bequeath to my grandnephew Louis
Kelly of Saint John’s
I appoint Thomas Bates of Saint John’s Accountant
executor of his my Will.
WITNESS my hand at Saint John’s aforesaid this 19th day of February
Anno Domini One thousand nine hundred and twenty five.
Signed Published and Declared by the said testatrix as and for
her last Will and Testament in the presence of us who at her
request in her presence and in the presence of each other (all present
at the same time) have hereunto subscribed our names as witnesses.
W. E. Wood Temple Building St. John’s
Mary Croke 12 Allans Sq.
William F. Lloyd
Registrar of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland.
(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
Fiat Oct 23/26
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