Transcribed by Judy Benson & Ivy Benoit. While we have endeavored to be as correct as humanly possible, there could be some typographical errors
Newfoundland will books volume 7 pages 468 & 469 probate year 1905
|Will of Jane McKay|
|In re the Estate
Jane McKay deceased.
This is the last will and Testament of me Jane McKay of St. Johnís in the Island of Newfoundland widow, I hereby revoke all former wills and Testamentary dispositions by me made and declare this to be my last will and Testament. I appoint my sons William McKay and Andrew McKay to be the executors of this my last will and testament. I give devise and bequeath all property of every description of which I may die possessed to my executors upon the following trusts namely
First, that my executors shall pay all my lawful and just debts and funeral and testamentary expenses
Secondly that out of my estate my executors shall pay to my son James McKay the sum of three hundred dollars a year for his maintenance and support during the term of his natural life and upon the death of my said son James to divide the whole of my estate amongst my sons William McKay, Andrew McKay and Edward McKay share and share alike. It is my will and desire that my son James shall not marry. Should either of my said sons William McKay Andrew McKay or Edward McKay predecease me it is my will and desire that the share of my estate to which such deceased son would be entitled upon the death of my son James McKay shall go to the next of kin of such deceased son.
In witness whereof I have hereunto subscribed my name this ninth day of August in the year of our Lord one thousand nine hundred and four.
Signed by the said testatrix Jane McKay as and for her last will and testament in the presence of us, who at her request, in her presence and in the presence of each other, have hereunto subscribed our names as witnesses. Mary Jane Brennock. Charles H. Emerson.
I certify the foregoing to be a correct copy of the last will and testament of Jane McKay, deceased.
D. M. Browning
(Listed in the Margin next to this will the following)
April 17th 1905
the rights of the Co-
on the 20th
day of April