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Will of John Ryan
This is the last will and testament of me John Ryan of
employee of the Municipal Council hereby revoking all other and former
wills by me at any time made after the payment of all my just debts funeral
and testamentary expenses I give devise and bequeath to my beloved wife
Elizabeth the dwelling house and land owned by me and
situate on the Cock Pit Road together with all household furniture plate
linen piano and all other goods and effects contained therein during
her life and upon her death to my two daughters Mary and Winniford in
equal shares should they remain single should either of them marry the
whole of the said land and premises household furniture goods and effects
shall become the property of the daughter remaining unmarried should
both my said daughters marry then and in such case the said land and
I appoint my said Wife Elizabeth Executrix of this my will.
St. John’s this thirtieth day of October 1926.
Signed Published and Declared by the said Testator as and for this last will and Testament in our presence and in the presence of each other have hereunto subscribed our names as witnesses the word “premises” and the words “I bequeath” having been first inserted and the twenty sixth and the thirtieth lines respectively.
James A. Gibbs.
M. P. Gibbs.
(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
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