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Will of Nicholas Rourke
Last Will and Testament of
In the name of God Amen
The last will and testament of Nicholas Roark Farmer, made this third day of May in the year of Our Lord one thousand eight and 75. I Nicholas Roark being now in a sound and perfect state of mind and memory but at the same time being very sick and in a very imperfect state of body health and knowing that it is appointed for me once to die do hereby make this my last will and testament and dispose of my worldly substance while I have power and capacity to do so.
First I do will and bequeath my soul unto Almighty God who gave it to me and my body I leave to the disposal of my friends for interment.
Secondly I do will and bequeath unto my two daughters Bridget and Dorothy and their heirs my dwelling house, household furniture, outhouses, live stock consisting of two horses, three cows, two pigs carts cars ploughs and harrows together with my two farms one situated at Coadys Well and the other on the Broad Cove Road to have and to hold for ever.
Thirdly I do will and bequeath unto my grand daughter Catherine Bermingham six acres of land out of the Broad Cove Road farm bounded by the road in front and on the westward by William Lawlor to have and to hold for ever.
Fourthly I do will and bequeath unto my two daughters Catherine and Maria one shilling sterling each.
(sgn) Nicholas Rourke
Signed sealed published declared by the said Nicholas Roark in our presence who in his presence and in the presence of each other and at his request hereunto subscribe our names the day and year first above written.
Sgn John Gladney
I certify the foregoing to be a correct copy of the last will and Testament of Nicholas Rourke deceased
Listed in the margin next to this will the following
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Holy Rosary Roman Catholic Cemetery
Page Contributed by Colleen Haynes
Margin comments contributed by Judy Benson as part of the wills project
Page Revised by Ivy F. Benoit (Wednesday February 20, 2013)
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