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

Newfoundland will books volume 7 page 387 probate year 1904

Will of Denis Dooley


In the name of God Amen. I Denis Dooley of St. John's Newfoundland butcher being of sound and disposing mind but believing myself seriously ill make this my last will and testament hereby annulling all former wills by me at any time made. To my beloved wife, Mary, I will and bequeath all my property, both real and personal consisting of house, furniture, business, cattle, monies, and lands, to have and to hold during the term of her natural life except as hereafter provided. To my son, Michael, the same connection in the business as he has had with me and also after my wife's death the house savings and farms.

I hereby confirm my daughter Catherine Tobin in the property known as "The Pennywell Road ??? Estate" and which she already holds possession To my daughters, Bride and Hannah to have a home and support as always with their mother as long as they remain unmarried and after their mother's death the sum of four thousand dollars each. Hannah must always be provided for out of business by my son Mike

To my daughter Sister Mary Bernard of the Mercy Order the sum of two thousand dollars after her mother's death, which sum I will to go with her wherever she goes to remain in the convent in which she dies.

I hereby appoint James Tobin executor of this my last will & testament in testimony of which I hereby set my hand & seal this 4th day of October 1904 Denis his X mark Dooley (LS) Signed in our presence & in the presence of each other Rev. Jas. McNamara. L.E. Keegan M.D.

I hereby certify the foregoing to be a correct copy of the last will of Denis Dooley
D. M. Browning

(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
Oct 15/04
Emerson J.
Probate granted to
James Tobin the executor
on the 17 October 1904
Estate $31200.00

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