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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
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Will of Catherine Scott
from Newfoundland will books volume 9 pages 301-302
probate year 1911
Catherine Scott deceased.
I, Catherine Scott of
New Perlican in the Island of Newfoundland widow, being of sound mind
and memory, do this twenty sixth day of September in the year of our
Lord one thousand nine hundred and Ten, make and publish this my last
will and Testament in the manner and form following, that is to say:
I leave and bequeath unto John Antle of Turk Cove my
Dwelling House, situate in New Perlican together with all the lands and
appurtenances thereto belonging:
leave and bequeath unto John Antle of Turks Cove all my land situate
in Turk’s Cove.
I leave and bequeath unto my niece Margaret
Frances Hearty the sum of Two Hundred Dollars
I leave and bequeath
unto Sister M De Paul, Nun of the order of Charity in
Halifax, Nova Scotia the sum of twenty Dollars
I leave and bequeath the
sum of Forty Dollars for two High Masses - one for the repose of the
soul of my late husband, John Scott, and one for the
repose of my own soul.
I will and order that should any other moneys besides the ones referred
to above belong to me at the time of my death, they the said moneys shall
become the property of the Reverend Felix D. McCarthy of
And I will and order, moreover, that my just debts be paid
before the moneys above referred to be distributed.
And I hereby appoint
the Reverend Felix D. McCarthy of Carbonear Sole Executor
of this my last will and Testament, hereby revoking all former wills
by me made In witness whereof I have hereunto set my
hand the day and date first above written Catherine
Her x mark Scott. F. R. Farnham witnesses: James
D. M. Browning
(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
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