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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
Garrett Walsh


Will of Garrett Walsh
from Newfoundland will books volume 6 page 471 probate year 1898

Last will and Testament of
Garrett Walsh of Holyrood
Farmer deceased

      I Garrett Walsh of Holyrood Conception Bay Newfoundland, farmer, being of sound and disposing mind and memory do make and publish this as my last will and Testament hereby revoking all former wills and dispositions of my property heretofore at any time by me made.
First. I hereby appoint my wife Ellen Walsh as Executrix and Richard Dwyer Executor of of my will.
Secondly I hereby direct the said Executrix and Executor to pay all my just debts funeral and testamentary expenses as soon as possible after my decease.
Thirdly. I hereby give bequeath and devise unto my nephew Patrick Ryan, one gun.
Fourthly. I hereby give devise and bequeath unto my niece-in-law, Margaret Lewis the sum of twenty five cents.
Fifthly. I hereby devise and bequeath the sum of five dollars for masses for the repose of my own soul and five dollars for the repose of my deceased wife Mary Walsh’s soul.
Lastly I give devise and bequeath the remainder of my real and personal estate of every kind and description and wherever situated unto my wife Ellen Walsh her heirs and assigns absolutely for ever. In witness whereof I have hereto set my hand and seal this nineteenth day of February eighteen hundred and ninety eight. (Sgd) Garrett Walsh (LS) Signed Sealed published and declared by the said Garret Walsh as and for his last will and testament in the presence of us present at the same time, who at his request in his presence and in the presence of each other have hereunto subscribed our names as witnesses to the due execution thereof. (Sgd) Richard Dwyer. (Sgd) Edward Loughlan.

      I certify the foregoing to be a correct copy of the last will and Testament of Garrett Walsh deceased

D. M. Browning

(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
D. Morison
granted to
Ellen Walsh
one of Exors.
June 3: 1898
sworn under



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