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 8 page 454 probate year 1908

Will of Edward Brennan


In the Name of God, amen. This is the last will and testament of me, Edward Brennan, of Topsail Road, in the district of St. Johnís west farmer.

First, it is my will and desire that my executor, hereinafter appointed, shall first pay all my just debts, funeral, and other expenses.

Secondly. I will, devise and bequeath to my son Jeremiah Brennan all my property and estate of whatsoever description or kind I may die possessed of, consisting of cattle, cows, horses, and farmstock, and household furniture; also all moneys, whether in the bank or in the house at the time of my death, save and except the sum of forty dollars, which I will and bequeath to my daughter Mary, wife of Lawrence OíNeill which said sum my executor shall pay over to her.

Thirdly, it is my will and desire that my said son Jeremiah shall give his brother, Thomas Brennan, a home with him during his life if he requires same.

Fourthly, I hereby appoint my friend, Thomas Fitzgibbon, executor of this my last will and testament, hereby revoking all other and former wills that may have been made by me. In Testimony whereof I have hereunto set my hand this Tenth day of October Anno Domini one Thousand nine hundred and Six. Edward Brennan Signed by the testator as and for his last will and testament in our presence, who in his presence, at his request, and in the presence of each other, have hereunto our names subscribed as witnesses. Edmund ONeil F. J. Morris

Certified correct, D. M. Browning Registrar
(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
Fiat June 18/08 Emerson J. Probate Aug 3/08 granted to Thomas Fitzgibbon Estate sworn at $780.00

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