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 76 probate year 1925
Will of James Collins |
In re: JAMES COLLINS. DECEASED.
This is the last will and testament of me James Collins of St. Annes Placentia
I will devise and bequeath the following sums out of Four hundred and thirty
six dollars deposited in the Bank of Montreal at St. John's and a further sum of
Four hundred and sixty nine deposited in the Royal Bank of Canada at Marystown.
Also the sum of fifty dollars at present in my possession. Said money to be
divided as follows after my death.
First. To my wife Margaret Collins I bequeath the sum of One hundred dollars.
Secondly. The sum of Fifty dollars is to be given to Rev. A Fyme P.P. of St.
Kryans for Masses for the repose of my soul.
Thirdly:- A further sum of Twenty five dollars is bequeathed by me to Rev. A
Fyme P.P. of St. Kryans to be expended for charitable purposes wherever he the
Rev. P Fyme deems charity most needed.
Fourthly: To my grand daughter Clothilda Collins daughter of my son Peter
Collins I bequeath the sum of twenty Five dollars.
Fifthly:- The balance of my estate namely Seven hundred and fifty five
dollars I devise and bequeath one half each to my daughter Josie Ryan widow of the
late Albert Ryan of Presque and my grand daughter Clara Collins daughter of my
son James Collins.
I bequeath my other property to my son James Collins.
James his X mark Collins
Signed by the Testator in our presence who in his presence and the presence of
each other hath here affixed our names as witnesses this 27th day of September
1919. The above document having first been read over and explained.
Witness T.P. Sullivan W.P. Murphy
William F. Lloyd
Registrar of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland
(In the margin next to this will the following)
Fiat Jany. 16/25
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