Transcribed by Judy Benson & Ivy Benoit. While I have endeavored to be as correct as humanly possible, there could be some typographical errors
Newfoundland will books volume 12 page 406 probate year 1923
|Will of Bridget Donnelly|
In re: BRIDGET DONNELLY. DECEASED.
I, Bridget Donnelly of Saint Johnís, Widow, hereby revoke all other wills and Testamentary dispositions by me at any time made and declare this to be my last Will and Testament.
1. I give and bequeath to Miss Minnie Doutney at present residing with me the sum of one hundred and fifty dollars (150.00)
2. I give and bequeath to the Reverend Father Leamey of the Cathedral Parish the sum of Fifty dollars (50.00) for masses for the repose of the souls of my husband William, my sons, Michael and James, and myself.
3. I give and bequeath to the Reverend John Carter of the Cathedral Parish the sum of Twenty dollars (20.00) for masses for the repose of the souls of my husband William, my sons, Michael and James, and myself.
4. I give and bequeath the residue of my estate and effects after the payment of all just debts, funeral and testamentary expenses, and the legacies hereinbefore contained to my Executor and Trustee hereinafter named upon trust to apply the same and the income thereof for the support, maintenance, and education of my grandson Francis William Donnelly in such manner as shall seem best to my said Executor and Trustee in his discretion and upon trust to pay over whatever shall remain of my said residuary estate to my said grandson upon his attaining the age of twenty five years.
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