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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
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Will of Margaret Tynan
from Newfoundland will books volume 7 page 231 probate
Last Will of Margaret Tynan
late of St. John's, widow, deceased.
In the name of God Amen. I Margaret
of St. John's, Widow, make this as and for my last will and Testament. After
the payment of my just debts funeral and testamentary expenses I will devise
and bequeath to my niece Ella Christopher, at present of St. John's, widow,
the sum of one hundred dollars, to my cousin Eliza Howley, formerly of Topsail
Road one hundred dollars, and to my godson and friend Terence Stafford two
hundred dollars. I direct that my household goods furniture and chattels be
sold and the proceeds handed over to the Lady Superiores of St. Michaels Convent
Belvidere for the use of their orphanage
I give and bequeath to Thomas
J. Murphy my solicitor my gold watch. All the rest and residue of my monies
and property I give devise and bequeath to the Most Revd. Dr. Howley, Roman
Catholic Bishop of St. John's, for the use of the Cathedral Church of the Roman
Catholics in St. John's. In this bequest I annex a condition or request that
twelve low masses be yearly offered up for the repose of the Souls of my parents
John Murray and Ellen Murray and my own soul and the souls of my husband John
Tynan and brother Thomas Murray.
I hereby revoke and annul all other
and former wills and testaments by me made. I appoint His Revd the
Most Rev. Dr. Howley Bishop of St. John's and Thos. J. Murphy of St. John's Solicitor
executors of this my last will and Testament. M. Tynan. Margaret her
x mark Tynan.
Signed, published and declared as and for her last will and
testament by the testatrix Margaret Tynan on the 19th day of
October in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and ninety nine
in presence of us, who in the presence of each other and of the testatrix and
at her request sign as attesting witnesses (after the same had been read over
by P. J. Scott to testatrix)
P. J. Scott. Mogue Power.
I certify the foregoing to be a correct
copy of the last will of Margaret Tynan
D. M. Browning
(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
Dec 26 02
Letters of Probate
granted on the 2
Jany 03 to Rt Rev.
Dr.F. Howley & Thos. J.
Est. sworn at
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