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Bay Roberts - Will of Edward Kenney (1875)
NOTES: this will was transcribed 'as is' in it's original form, including typographical and spelling errors.
This will was read, recorded and transcribed by CHERYL WHEELER, February 2001.
While I have endeavored to be as correct as humanly possible, there could be some typographical errors.
Will of Edward Kenney, 1875
The original source for this document is microfilm no.2070896 (from the LDS FHC archives) of the Newfoundland Probate Records for Will Book Vol.3, folio/page 463.
Edward Kenney deceased.
In the name of God Amen. The twenty second day of September one thousand eight hundred and seventyfive. I Edward Kenny of Bay Roberts Conception Bay Island of Newfoundland being advanced in years and wake and feeble of body but of perfect mind and memory thanks be given to God therefore calling unto mind the mortality of the body knowing that it is appointed unto all men once to die do make and ordain this my last will and testmanet. That is to say principally and first of all I give and recommend to the earth to be buried in decent Christian burial at the discretion of my executors without any pagentry. And as touching such worldly estate wherewith it pleased God to bless me in this life I give demise and dispose of the same in the following manner and form, That is to say immediately after my death and burial my land house and property to be sold to the best purchaser and from the proceeds thereof to be purchased two Altarpices one for each of the two small Altars in Bay Roberts Chappel or for any other decoration which the parrish priest at the time being may think fit Whom I constitute my sole executor, and the remainder to be by same Parrish Priest applied to the benefit of my soul and those of my deceased parents. And I do hereby utterly disallow revoke and disannul all and every other former testament wills legacies bequest and executors by me in any ways before named willed and bequeathed ratifying this and no other to be my last will and testament In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal the day and year above written Edward Kenny as his last will and testament in presence of the subscribers, Mark Delaney, James Culleton, Patrick Delaney.
(his signature) D.M.Browning, Registrar
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