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 10 page 254 probate year 1914
|Will of John Thomas Collins|
John Thomas Collins deceased.
I John Thomas Collins of Saint John's Newfoundland hereby revoking all testamentaary writings heretofore made or executed by me declare this to be my last will
I bequeath my sister Cecelia Mary Flannery four hundred dollars
to my niece Mary Flannery four hundred dollars
to the orphanage Belvadere one hundred dollars.
Save and except the foregoing bequests I bequeath the whole of my property and estate to my sisters Anne Joseph Collins and Margaret Collins half to each absolutely. Upon the death of either it is my desire that she should bequeath what ever may be remaining of her share as above to my sister Cecelia or in the event of her prior decease to her daughter Mary if then living.
I appoint Mr. Frederick Burnham Mr. Garland M. Goden(?) and Mr. George Shea Executors of this will.
Dated at Saint John's this sixth day of September A. D. 1910
J. T. Collins.
Signed and delivered by the said John T. Collins in presence of J.M. Winter N.S. Frazier
(In the margin next to this will the following)