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 page 557 probate year 1906.

Will of Patrick Kavanagh


In the name of God Amen this is the last will and testament of me Patrick Kavanagh of St. Johnís Cooper.

First. It is my will and desire that my executor hereinafter appointed shall first pay all my just debts and funeral expenses.

Second I will devise and bequeath to my wife Mary Kavanagh all the property, money, goods and effects of which I shall die possessed, the property consisting of the dwelling house in which I now reside together with the household goods and effects and also the cooper-shop to the rear of said house for her support and the support of her children.

Thirdly I hereby appoint my said wife Mary sole executrix of this my last will & testament hereby revoking all other or former wills that may have been made by me.

In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and subscribed my name at St. Johnís aforesaid this 2nd day of February A.D. 1906.

Patrick Kavanagh.

Signed published and declared by the Testator as and for his last will and testament in our presence who in his presence at his request and in the presence of each other have hereto our names set and subscribed as witnesses the contents of said will having been first read over and explained to testator.

Roland Power F.J. Morris

I certify the foregoing to be a correct copy of the last will and testament of Patrick Kavanagh.

D. M. Browning

(Listed in the Margin next to this will the following)

Fiat March 5/06 Chief Justice Probate granted to Mary Kavanagh on the 7th day of March A.D. 1906 Estate sworn at $500.00

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