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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
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Will of Ellen Quigley
from Newfoundland will books volume 12 pages 451-452 probate
ELLEN QUIGLEY. DECEASED.
In the name of God Amen.
The last Will and Testament of Ellen Quigley wife of the late John
Quigley Blacksmith St. John’s East made this Eighth day of July in the Year of
Our Lord One thousand nine hundred and One.
I Ellen Quigley being verey
sick and indisposed in Bodly health but of perfect and sound mind and memory
and of good understanding and calling to mind the frailty and uncertainty of
human life and that it is appointed for all to die Therefore I am desirous to
settle my worldly affairs and directing how the Estate with which it has pleased
God to bless me shall be disposed of after my decease while I have strength and
capacity to do so Do make and publish this my last will and testament hereby
revoking and making null and void all other wills published by me at any time
FIRST. I constitute and appoint my beloved Father James Ryansole
Executor of this my last will desiring my beloved Father to pay all my just debts
and all that will be required out of my Estate.
SECOND. I do will and bequeath
that if through my Executor
is sold my
property situated in Duckworth St. St. John’s East aforesaid One dwelling
house No 121 One Blacksmiths Forge to be sold and the money divided equally
between my three children Namely Margaret Quigley James Quigley and Catherine Quigley. Further I do will and bequeath that if
my property as afore said situated in Duckworth St St. John’s East be
under rent for any time before it is sold the rent to go to support my three
children afore mentioned less four Masses yearly for the repose of my soul.
LASTLY. I do will and bequeath that if through the event of my Father James
Ryan dying before the execution of this my last will I do solely appoint my
beloved Sister Catherine to substitute him and that is all. ELLEN
Signed sealed published and declared by the said Ellen Quigley as
and for her last will and testament in presence of us who in the presence of
her, and in the presence of each other and at her request has inscribed our
names as witnesses.
John Roche. Catherine
William F. Lloyd
Registrar of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland
(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
Fiat Oct 11/23.
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