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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
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Will of Thomas Sullivan
from Newfoundland will books volume 8 pages 215-216
probate year 1907
Thomas Sullivan deceased.
I Thomas Sullivan of St. John’s,
Carpenter, do make this my last will and Testament. I will and bequeath
to my daughter Margaret Smith the sum of three hundred dollars with all
the interest and compound interest accruing from the sum of one thousand
dollars now lying on deposit in my name in the Bank of Montreal at St.
- I bequeath to my granddaughter (Sister
Joseph) Catherine Smith the sum of one hundred dollars,
grandson George Smith the sum of one hundred dollars.
my granddaughter Johanne Fortune the sum of one hundred dollars.
my granddaughter Mary Agnes Smith the sum of one hundred dollars.
my granddaughter Annie Smith the sum of one hundred dollars.
my granddaughter Josephine Smith the sum of one hundred dollars.
my niece Ellen Mallard the sum of thirty dollars,
Masses for the repose of my soul & of my wife, the sum of twenty dollars.
have fifty dollars to cover my funeral expenses.
my grandson Thomas Smith I leave all my right, title and interest to
and in the dwelling house and ground, now owned by me and situated on the
east side of Colonial Street in the town of St. John’s, and to my said
grandson Thomas Smith I also leave all my carpenters tools of every description.
Thomas Smith, the son of my grandson George
Smith, I leave my bed and
bedding of every kind. I also will and bequeath to my grandson George
Smith, my nephew John Cooper and his son James
Cooper all my wearing
apparel to be equally divided among them
It is my desire that this my last
will and Testament be not opened until one month after my death. I appoint John
Sullivan of St. John’s Superintendent of Constabulary
to be my sole executor Thomas his X mark
Sullivan witnessed by In his and each others presence it having first
been read over and explained to the testator John J. Burke
St. John’s Newfoundland this 20th day of February A.D. 1902
D. M. Browning
(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
Page Contributed by Judy Benson & Ivy F. Benoit
Page Revised by Ivy F. Benoit (Wednesday February 20, 2013)
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