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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
Catherine Renouf


Will of Catherine Renouf
from Newfoundland will books volume 6 page 456 probate year 1898

Last will and Testament of
Catherine Renouf of Brooklyn, New York, U.SA
widow deceased

      Last will and Testament. I Catherine Renouf, widow of the late William Renouf of the City of New York, Borough of Brooklyn and State of New York, formerly of St. John’s in the Island of Newfoundland, do make publish and declare this to be my last will and Testament in manner following.
First. I direct that all my just debts and funeral expenses be paid as soon after my decease as may be practicable
Second. I give devise and bequeath all my Estate both real and personal of every nature and kind whatsoever and wheresoever situate, which I now own, or may be entitled to at the time of my death unto my beloved children Katie, May and John to be equally divided between them share and share alike.
Third I do hereby nominate and appoint my friends Edwin Botwood and Thomas P. Renouf, of said City of New York Executors of this my last will and Testament and also guardians of the person and estate of my said son John Renouf In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this seventh day of January in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and ninety eight. (Sgd) Catherine her mark Renouf (LS) Catherine Renouf (LS) Signed Sealed published and declared by the said testatrix Catherine Renouf as and for her last will and Testament in the presence of us, who at her request, and in her presence and in the presence of each other have hereunto subscribed our names as witnesses thereto.
(Sgd) Mary Henry. 329 45th St., Bor. Brooklyn.
(Sgd) Margaret Renouf. 270. 51st St. Bor. Brooklyn.

      I certify the foregoing to be a correct copy of a duplicate of the last will and Testament of Catherine Renouf deceased

D. M. Browning

(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
Jos I. Little
C. J.
Admn. Cta
granted to
Wm E. Wood
of St. John’s
July 12: 1898
sworn under



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