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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
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William P. Walsh
Will of William P. Walsh
from Newfoundland will books volume 9 pages 89-91
probate year 1910
William P. Walsh deceased.
In the Name of God Amen I William
P. Walsh of St. Johns Newfoundland declare this to be my last
will and testament revoking all former wills and testaments if any I bequeath my soul to god my body to the earth and all my worldly good
and possession as follows all my just and lawful debts to be paid by
The income from
all my property I may die possessed of
I bequeath to my unmarried daughter Agnes during her
life or spinsterhood for her sole use, also all cash to my credit in
Newfoundland Savings Bank for her current expenses, subject to the under
mentioned bequests, at her marriage or death my Estate to be realized
and divided equally share and share alike among my grandchildren or their
heirs In the event of my Daughter Agnes marrying
she is to receive as a marriage portion the House now occupied by me
207 Gower St. with all the Household furniture contained therein
Executors in their wisdom decide to dispose of my shares in the institutions
I give them power to do so the proceeds to be invested in Newfoundland
debentures for the for the benefit of my heirs My Houses
or Land property not to be sold until the winding up of my Estate among
my papers will be found a note for $1500 from my son in law L
Keegan which I paid for him at the Union Bank which note I
cancel and release him from payment of in consideration of professional
services rendered me and my family the past fifteen years
My Max donation
to orphanages and Charitable Societies I wish my daughter Agnes to
continue in memory of me As my daughter Margaret
Edens received no regular marriage portion from me. ---- Sometime
since I made a deed of Gift of my Military Road property for benefit
of her and her childe I now confirmed the same
|Grandchildren Edward and Hugh Garland Dublin
|Mrs. Anne Kent
|Mrs Mary Keegan
|Mrs Margaret Edens
|St. Joseph Church Hoylestown || 100
|Mt. Cashel Orphanage || 150
|Belvedere Orphanage || 150
|Vincent de Paul Society Mens || 100
|Vincent de Paul Society Ladies || 100
This amt is on deposit in Bank of Montreal I hereby appoint my Sons
in Law Thomas J Edens Lawrence E Keegan and James
M. Kent my executors
of this my last will and Testament Given under my hand this this Twenty
eight day of April in the year of our Lord one thousand nine hundred
and nine William P. Walsh
D. M. Browning
(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
to T. J.
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