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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
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Will of Thomas Ryan
from Newfoundland will books volume 8 page 109 probate
Thomas Ryan deceased.
In the name of God, Amen, This
is the last will and Testament of me, Thomas Ryan, of Saint John’s
in the Island of Newfoundland, Pilot. I revoke all former wills. I leave
everything I may die possessed of to my dear wife, Mary Ann to enjoy the
same as long as she may live, free from the control of any one, with power
to bequeath the same in any way she may desire and I appoint my wife sole
executrix to carry this my will into effect.
In this most solemn
act I express a wish which I trust will be as a voice from the Grave that
my sons John and Thomas will to spare their Father’s memory from
disgrace by any act of theirs. In witness whereof I have hereunto set my
hand and seal this Third day of January Anno Domini one thousand eight
hundred and seventy-four Thomas his X mark Ryan. Signed sealed delivered
and published as the last will and Testament of Thomas Ryan in presence
of us and each other and having been first read over and explained in presence
of us. W.H. Mare R. L. Mare J.W. Greenway.
D. M. Browning
(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
adm. dbn. C.t.a.
June 13 1900
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