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 246 probate year 1922

Will of Elizabeth Rooney


This is the last Will and Testament of me, Elizabeth Rooney of St. Johnís, Widow. 1. I appoint my son, Alexander Rooney, sole Executor of this my last Will and Testament.

2. I give, devise and bequeath to my grand daughter, Jean Elizabeth Rooney, my shares in the Rope Walk company of St. Johnís; and I hereby authorize my Executor, should he deem it advisable, to sell and dispose of the said Rope Walk company shares and to invest the moneys arising therefrom in first mortgage on real property in the town of St. Johnís or any other safe and reliable securities, such as a trustee is authorized to invest in, for the benefit of my said grand daughter, Jean Elizabeth Rooney.

3. All the rest, residue and remainder of my Estate of every kind and description whatsoever, I give, devise and bequeath to my said son, Alexander rooney, subject to the payment of my just debts, funeral and testamentary expenses.

In witness whereof I have hereunto subscribed my hand this 8th day of April A. D. 1921. ELIZABETH her X mark ROONEY

Signed Published and Declared by the Testatrix as and for her last Will and Testament in the presence of us, who in her presence and in the presence of each other and at her request have hereunto set our hands as witnesses. The same having first been read over & explained. ELIZABETH NEWS. J. A. W. W. MCNEILY of St. Johnís Solicitor.

William F. Lloyd
Registrar of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland

(Listed in the Margin next to this will the following)
Fiat Aug 7/22 Johnson J.
Probate granted to Alexander Rooney. August 11/22 Estate sworn at $600.00

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