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Newfoundland will books Volume 11 pages 64 and 65 probate year 1918.
Will of James Howley|
In re: JAMES P. HOWLEY. DECEASED.
This is the last will and Testament of me James P. Howley, of St. John's in the island of
Newfoundland, Geologist. I revoke all former wills by me at anytime made, and I appoint
William R. Holly and my son-in-law John G. McCarthy the Executors of this my will:
bequeath all my property of any kind to my said Executors upon trust in the first place
there out my debts and my testamentary and funeral expenses, and thereafter
to permit my wife to use and enjoy the rents income and profits thereof during her life,
third place upon the death of my said wife to distribute the same as follows, namely: to
daughters of Margaret, Katherine, and Elizabeth, two thousand dollars each;
To my three
William, Richard, and James, one thousand dollars each: to my daughters Katherine and
Elizabeth in equal shares as tenants in common, my two houses Numbers 13 and 15, Military
St. John's, notwithstanding the settlement of No. 13 military Road heretofore made by me
favor of my wife: To the Mount Cashel school of industry, two hundred dollars. To
orphanage, the Church of England orphanage, and the Methodist orphanage, one hundred
each: to St. Vincent de Paul Society and Dorcas Society, one hundred dollars each: and
rest, residue, and remainder of my estate to my grandchildren living at the death of my
in equal shares, witness my hand at St. John's this eighteenth day of June 1914 James P.
Signed, Published, and Decleared by the Testator as and for his last will and testament
presence of us, both being present at the same time, who in his presence and at his
hereonto subscribe ourselves as witnesses attesting to the due execution hereof;-
Conroy K. Smith-
I wish to join the name of my son James M.F. Howley as
executor with the two above named. I also desire to provide for the education of my
James Thomas Howley the sum of $40 per annum out of the residue of my estate. James P.
Correct Charles H. Emerson
Registrar of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland.
(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
Jas M Howley
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