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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
(Q)
Richard Quirk

 

Will of Richard Quirk from Newfoundland will books volume 14 pages 266-267 probate year 1928

In re            DECEASED.
RICHARD QUIRK.

In the name of God, Amen.
I, Richard Quirk of Fortune Harbour, Notre Dame Bay, Newfoundland being of sound and disposing mind and memory, do make and publish this my last will and testament, hereby revoking all former wills by me at any time heretofore made.
1st I hereby appoint my son William Quirk and Edmund J. Wornell Esquire of Twillingate to be my executors of this my last will and testament, directing my said executors to pay all my debts funeral and testamentary expenses out of my estate as soon as conveniently may be after my decease.
2nd After the payment of my said debts funeral and testamentary expenses I give devise and bequeath all my real and personal estate which I may now or hereafter be possessed of or interest in, in the manner following that is to say.
3rd Unto my son William Quirk the sum of Twelve hundred dollars.
4th Unto my grandson James Quirk the sum of two hundred dollars.
5th Unto my grandson John Quirk the sum of two hundred dollars.
6th Unto my grandson Donald Quirk the sum of two hundred dollars.
7th Unto James E. Quirk the sum of five hundred dollars.
8th Unto Mrs Patrick Piccott the sum of one hundred dollars.
9th Unto Mrs Johanna Quirk the sum of one hundred dollars.
10th Unto Mrs Richard Quirk (my wife) the sum of two hundred dollars.
11th Unto my grandson Richard A. Quirk the sum of Twelve hundred dollars, which is not payable till four years after my death.
12th I give devise and bequeath unto my son William all the land I own with erections thereon situate on South west side of main road and the land I own situate near Salt Water Pond, South East Arm, also the building down by the coastal Wharf and freight store on the island.
13th Unto my grandson Richard A. all the land I own and possess on the north east side of the main road of Fortune Harbour together with erections and buildings thereon, including dwelling house and furniture except the waterside premises, shop and stores.
14th I also give devise and bequeath to my grandson Richard A. all my carpenters tools.
15th Unto my grandson James Quirk I give devise and bequeath the garden known as Lemon's Garden.
16th Unto my son William, and my grandson Richard A. my waterside premises to do as they choose with same.
17th Unto my son William all my stock in trade, and do order, should my wife outlive me she's to be supported out of the business whether she stays on premises or not - so long as she lives.
18th I order my executors herein named to pay the following amounts for masses namely: - Unto Bishop March the sum of one hundred dollars, unto Sister Seraphin the sum of two hundred dollars, unto Father Casey the sum of fifty dollars, unto Father Hingy the sum of fifty dollars, unto Father Finn the sum of fifty dollars. I also order my executors to erect a monument to my memory, not less than one hundred dollars and that my body is to be buried at Grand Falls.
19th All the residue of my estate after paying my just debts funeral and testamentary expenses, I leave to my son William, and my grandson Richard A., with the provision Richard A. must live in my house, failing to do so, then my son William is to receive total residue.
In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand this twenty ninth day of May A.D. one thousand nine hundred and twenty eight.
RICHARD QUIRK.
Signed published and declared by the said Richard Quirk the testator as and for his last will and testament in the presence of us both present together at the same time and in his presence at his request, and in the presence of each other have hereunto subscribed our names as witnesses to the due execution thereof.
Peter Glavine of Fortune Harbour.
Edmund J. Wornell of Twillingate.

CORRECT
William F. Lloyd
Registrar of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland

(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
Fiat
June 20th 1928
J. M. Kent
J.
Probate granted
William Quirk
and Edmund J.
Wornell
on the 20th day
of June A.D. 1928
Value of Estate
$6838.63.

 

 

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