Transcribed by Judy Benson & Ivy Benoit. While we have endeavored to be as correct as humanly possible, there could be some typographical errors


Will of Cornelius Dennehy from Newfoundland will books volume 4 page 23 probate year 1879

In re
          Cornelius Dennehy deceased.

This is the last will and testament of me Cornelius Dennehy of St. Johnís Tailor.     First, I will and direct that all my just debts and funeral expenses be paid.     Second. I give devise and bequeath to my executor hereinafter named all my property and effects upon trust in the first place from and out of the proceeds rents and profits thereof to pay to my old housekeeper Anne Bryan the sum of twenty pounds yearly and every year during the period of her natural life. The rest to my executrix in trust to dispose of same for Masses and such other charitable purposes for the benefit of my soul as she may think proper.     The annuity to my said housekeeper to be chargeable upon and payable out of the rents of the house I now occupy.     I nominate my niece Hanorah Dennehy as executrix of this my will and revoke all other wills by me made.     Witness my hand at St. Johnís this 28th day of January 1879.     Cornelius his X mark Dennehy.     Witnesses. Edwd Maher.     Robert J. Kent.

Certified correct,
D. M. Browning

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