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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
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Will of Martin Ryan
from Newfoundland will books volume 10 page 367 probate year
MARTIN RYAN deceased.
This is the last will and testament
of me Martin Ryan of St. John’s in the Island of Newfoundland Carpenter.
First I direct that my executor hereinafter named will pay my just debts funeral
and testamentary expenses.
I give devise and bequeath to my wife Mary for the term of her natural life
all my property of every description whatsoever and wheresoever situate.
Thirdly I give devise and bequeath to my son and daughter Martin and Mary
Margaret respectively upon the termination of the life interest of my wife Mary as
aforesaid, all my property of every description whatsoever and wheresoever situate
share and share alike. I hereby appoint John J. Healy of St. John’s
aforesaid Grocer sole executor of this my last will and testament. I
hereby revoke all wills and testamentary dispositions heretofore made by me. In
witness whereof I have hereunto my hand subscribed this fifth day of October
A.D. 1914. Martin his X mark Ryan Signed
by the said testator as and for his last will and testament by affixing thereto
his mark in the presence of us who in his presence at his request and in the
presence of each other have hereunto subscribed our names as witnesses the same
having been first read over and explained J.J. McCarthy Bevelny Barnes
(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
John J. Healy
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