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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
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Will of Cornelius Walsh
from Newfoundland will books volume 8 pages 592-593 probate year 1909
Cornelius Walsh deceased.
In the name of God Amen I Cornelius Walsh of the Battery Road St. John's do make publish and declare this as and for my last will and testament.
First I will and direct that all my just debts funeral and testamentary expenses be paid as soon as possible after my death.
Secondly I give devise and bequeath all the property of every description of which I may died possessed including land houses moneys goods chattels boats and effects to my wife Mary
Walsh to have and enjoy the same for and during the term of her natural life
Thirdly after the death of my wife Mary Walsh I give and bequeath to my daughter Agnes
Peterson the house on Battery Road which I now occupy being that next the house of Edward
Fourthly after the death of my wife Mary Walsh I give devise and bequeath to my daughter Teresa
King all the land upon which the house adjoining my own is built and all the land surrounding the same except that upon which the house bequeath to my daughter Agnes
Peterson is built
Fifthly after the death of my wife Mary Walsh I will and direct that all moneys and other property then remaining belonging to my estate be divided equally between my said daughters Agnes
Peterson and Teresa King.
Sixthly I do hereby nominate and appoint my wife Mary Walsh to be the Executrix of this my will Lastly I hereby revoke all other and former wills by me made. Cornelius
his x mark Walsh Signed published and declared by the said Cornelius
Walsh as and for his last will and testament in our presence who in
his presence and at his request and in the presence of each other have hereto
subscribed our hands as witnesses this 14th day of December 1908 - the same having
been first read over and explained to the said testator James M Kent William
D. M. Browning Registrar
(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
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