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 12 pages 462-463 probate year 1923

Will of Stephen J. Whelan Parish Priest


This is my last Will and Testament written by me on this Ninth day of March nineteen hundred and twenty two.
The first payment out of my Estate is the trust money, list of which accompanies this. The next payment to be all my debts. My policy in the K of C belongs to my father as he is named beneficiary. One thousand dollars goes to the parish divided between N. River and Bay Roberts according to population. One thousand dollars Masses for my intention. All books to Father Casey, likewise cases, Desk, safe, fur coat & any other clothes he requires from among mine. Edison to R. H. Kennedy, Piano to Annie Curran, Motor car to Stephen Morrissey and Tom Curran. The residue of my estate to be divided in three six parts, three parts to my sister Mrs. J. M. Curran, two parts to my adopted sister Mrs Philip Morrissey, one part to the Parish’s greatest work. S.J. WHELAN P.P.
Kathleen Casey
North River
March 9th 1922 over

My estate should consist of -

Owed me by Govt on T & J Dunn re Labrador Supplies 1921 $1200.
.. . Brenda Morrissey .. .. 300.
.. . Rich Morrissey ... ... .. 165.
.. . Jacob Hall of Jacob .. .. .. 200.

1 Endowment, Insurance Policy, common shares on stock in U.T.E.Co. and Avol Tel Co.
Bonds & Pref shares same companies, shares in capital life, shares in mining prospect & timber limits, money on current acct Bank of Nova Scotia. I have no money on deposit, nor any other Insurance policy to which I am entitled. S.J.W.

Monies held- trust by me and first charge on my estate. Mrs John Kavanagh (Aunt Ann) $400.
Mrs James Fleming Bay Roberts 400.
Dummy O Rourke 300.
Mrs Tobie English 65.
Mrs Alice Mahoney $60.
Children of W. Dawson of Stephen Bay Roberts 50.00
Mrs Mary Ann Hurly 80.

North River
March 9th 1922 S.J. WHELAN.

CORRECT, William F. Lloyd Registrar of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland (Listed in the margin of this will) Fiat Nov 3/23 Kent J. Adm C.T.A. granted to Kathleen R. Casey. Nov 5/23. Estate sworn at $11.730.78

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