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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
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Will of James Stafford
from Newfoundland will books volume 6 page 460 probate
Last will and Testament of
James Stafford of St. John’s
Master Mariner deceased
The last will and Testament
of me James Stafford of St. John’s Master Mariner
I revoke all wills by me at any time heretofore made I direct that all
my just debts funeral and testamentary expenses be paid as soon as conveniently
may be after my decease.
I give devise and bequeath unto my nephew
John Mulcaly all that piece of land situate on Richmond Street in the
town of St. John’s and also all my interest in and to the Mortgage
from Philip Moore upon the land and building known as the Bavarian Beer
To my niece Margaret Mulcaly I give devise and bequeath
all my interest as mortgagee in that house on Low Backed lead Road held
by Maurice O’Farrell.
To my niece Kate Kearney I give and devise the sum
of Fifty dollars.
All the residue of my estate I give devise and bequeath
unto my said niece Margaret Mulcaly. I appoint John
Mulcaly my nephew
aforesaid to be the Executor of this my last will and testament. In witness
whereof I have hereunto set my hand this 13th day of May A.D. 1898. (Sgd)
Jas. Stafford. Signed by the testator and acknowledged by him to be his
last will and testament in the presence of us who in his presence at
his request and in the presence of each other have subscribed our names
as witnesses. (Sgd) Martin W. Furlong (Sgd) Edwin
I certify the foregoing to be a correct copy of the last will and Testament
of James Stafford deceased
D. M. Browning
(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
Jos. I. Little
of St. John’s
June 14: 1898
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