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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
Bridget Williams


Will of Bridget Williams
from Newfoundland will books volume 9 page 429 probate year 1912

In re
      Bridget Williams          deceased.

      The last will and testament of me Bridget Williams of St. John’s I appoint Martin W Furlong of St. John’s my executor I direct that all my debts funeral & testamentary expenses be paid as soon as conveniently may be after my decease all my interest in the lands & premises in St. John’s at present in the occupancy of Franklin & Co I leave to my executor in trust to collect the rent thereof and pay out of the same annually

  • To the Rev. Fr. MacDermott or such other priest as to my executor shall seem right the sum of Twenty dollars;
  • To Kate Hunt for her life the sum of Twenty dollars & after her death to be divided between my son & daughter hereafter mentioned;
  • To Jeremiah Williams my son Twenty two dollars;
  • To Mary Joseph Gullivan my daughter Twenty-two dollars the survivor of my children to take the share of the deceased in this bequest.

The residue of my estate in goods property & money I leave to my son & daughter share & share alike     Dated the 27th day of September 1910    Bridget her x mark Williams     Signed by the Testatrix by making her mark after the same was read over & explained to her in our presence who in her presence at her request & in the presence of each other subscribed the same as witnesses, the words “the rent & the word “two” initialed by us having been first written.    Martin W. Furlong     F. J. Doyle

Certified correct,
D. M. Browning

(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
April 16/12
C. J.
April 16/12
Martin W.
sworn at



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