Transcribed by Judy Benson
& Ivy Benoit. While we have endeavored to be as correct as humanly possible, there could be
some typographical errors
Will of Edward Kenny from Newfoundland will books volume 10 pages 497-498 probate year 1917
In re |
Edward Kenny deceased.
In the name of God Amen: This is the last will and Testament of me Edward Kenny of the Township of Conception Harbor in the District of Harbor Main. Newfoundland. Retired Fisherman:-
1. I hereby revoke all former wills and testamentary dispositions by me at any time heretofore made and declare this to be and contain my last will and Testament.
2. I hereby appoint my brother Robert Kenny to be the executor and Trustee of this my will.
3. I direct my executor to pay all my just debts, funeral and testamentary expenses as soon as conveniently may be done after my decease.
4. I bequeath a piece of land situate at Mugford Head and extending from the gate which now opens on said piece of land (and at which I hereby direct my executor to fix a permanent mark without delay) westly to John Walsh’s fence: also my bed and bedding: also the sum of Ten Dollars ($10.00) to my daughter Mary Kenny; and I further direct that this bequest is subject to the condition that the party who shall provide for the support and maintenance of the said Mary Kenny shall be the owner of the piece or parcel of land herein bequeathed.
5. I devise and bequeath to my youngest son Edward Kenny, my Dwelling House, Barn and out-houses; cart, cattle, horse and tackle etc., and also one-third of my land of which being divided into three equal parts said one-third shall be the Eastern division. (Excluding plot mentioned in clause 4).
6 I bequeath my wagon to my two sons William and Edward Kenny
7. I devise and bequeath to my son William Kenny the central division of my land consisting of one-third (1/3) of same as defined in clause 5.
8. I devise and bequeath to my son David Kenny the western division of my land consisting of one third (1/3) of same as defined in clause 5.
9. I devise and bequeath all the Labrador property of which I am possessed in three equal divisions to my three sons David, William, and Edward Kenny.
10. I bequeath Seventy Dollars ($70.00) to my son David Kenny.
11. I bequeath Seventy Dollars ($70.00) to my son William Kenny.
12. I bequeath Seventy Dollars ($70.00) to my son Edward Kenney.
13. I bequeath my watch and chain to my grandson Edward Kenny of William
14. I devise and bequeath all the rest and residue of my real and personal property to my youngest son Edward Kenny. In Testimony whereof I have hereby set my hand this fifth day of April 1916. Edward his X mark Kenny Signed Published and Declared by Edward Kenny the Testator as and for his last will and Testament in the presence of us both present at the same time who at his request and in his presence have hereunto subscribed our names as witnesses:- Robert Kenny Joseph his X mark Trehay
Charles H. Emerson
Registrar of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland
(Listed in the margin of this will)
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