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 13 page 338 probate year 1926

Will of Joseph Fitzgerald


I, Joseph Fitzgerald of SAINT JOHN'S in the Island of Newfoundland being of sound mind and memory do make this my last Will and Testament.

1. I bequeath my Dwelling house and contents situate on Charlton Street, St. John's to my daughter Bridget Mccarthy during her lifetime and Widowhood.

2. In the event of the said Bridget Mccarthy dying the house is to be sold and the proceeds to be equally divided between Lilian Mccarthy daughter of the said Bridget Mccarthy and Alice Evans my daughter.

(3) In the event of the said Bridget Mccarthy remarrying the house is to be sold and the proceeds equally divided between the said Bridget Mccarthy, Lilian Mccarthy and Alice Evans.

(4) I bequeath my bed, two Pillows and two Pictures to my Grand-daughter Floss Evans daughter of the said Alice Evans.

(5) All the residue of my Estate real and Personal I give and bequeath to my daughter Bridget McCarthy.

(6) I appoint as my Executor Francis Murphy of Saint John's.


Signed by the Testator in our presence who in his presence and in the presence of each other have hereunto subscribed our hands as Witnesses.

Mary J. Kelly.

W J Browne.

Dated the 29th day of September A.D. 1925.

CORRECT. William F. Lloyd Registrar of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland.

(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
Fiat March 25/26. Kent J Probate granted to Francis Murphy March 25/26. Estate sworn at $800.00

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