Will of Patrick Kough from Newfoundland will books volume
9 pages 19 & 20 probate year 1909
This will was read, recorded and transcribed by JUDY BENSON
While I have endeavored to be as correct as humanly possible,
there could be some typographical errors
Will of Patrick Kough of St. John's
Patrick Kough deceased.
In the name of God Amen. The last will and testament of me Patrick
Kough of St. John's Gentleman.
I nominate and appoint the Most Reverend Michael Francis Howley Archbishop
of St. John's the executor of this my last will and testament.
I give devise and bequeath to my said Executor all the land houses
moneys goods chattels and effects of which I may die possessed to hold
the same in Trust for the support and maintenance of my sister Annie Kough
during her life if I should die before her and if she should not be living
at the time of my decease and after her death if I should die before her
my said Executor shall hold the said land houses, moneys goods chattels
and effects for the use of the Roman Catholic Episcopal Corporation of
St. John's subject to the condition that twelve Masses shall be celebrated
every year for the repose of my soul and the souls of my father and mother
my brothers and sisters.
In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand this 14th day of July
1906 Patrick Kough.
Signed by the testator and acknowledged by him to be his last will
and testament in our presence who in his presence at his request and in
the presence of each other have signed the same as witnesses.
Martin W. Furlong Jack Renouf
Codicil to the last will and testament of me Patrick Kough of St. John's
gentleman. Notwithstanding anything in my last will and testament
made prior to this Codicil I give and bequeath to Michael Fitzgerald my
silver watch chain and seal and to his wife Mary Fitzgerald all the furniture
goods and effects which are now in the house on Cochrane Street where I
I also give and bequeath to the said Mary Fitzgerald for the term of
her natural life the net yearly rental of the house on military road now
occupied by one Shear and direct my executor named in my said last will
and testament to pay the same to her annually during her life after first
making provision out of the same for the payment of all taxes insurance
interest or other charges due on account of any encumbrances upon the said
house. After the death of the said Mary Fitzgerald the said rental
shall become & revert to use of the purposes provided in my last will
Dated the 19th day of February 1909. Patrick Kough
Signed by the Testator & acknowledged as the codicil to his will
in our presence & in the presence of him & of each have subscribed
our names as witnesses
Mogue Power Martin W. Furlong
(In the margin next to this will the following)
Ms Rev. M.F.
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