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 533-534 probate year 1924

Will of Nicholas Hawe


Know all men by these presents.
After the death of Nicholas Hawe all my property and belongings have to be sold and the money realized for same has to be put in the Bank of Nova Scotia.

My wife Johanna Hawe has to draw an amount of this money after my death for her support, while she stays in my name. If she changes her name, or death overtakes her, the money that is left has to be divided between Nicholas Cousins, Bernard Cousins and James McHugh.

I bequeath One hundred dollars (100.00) to Nicholas Cousins, same amount to Bernard Cousins and James McHugh.

I hereby appoint Michael J. Kelly Executor, and to have the selling of all I possess in and out, and to see that all things are settled according to my will. What money is left in the Bank after my death has to be carried out according to my will.

My wife Johanna Hawe has to receive One Hundred dollars (100.00) in cash after my property has been sold. I leave Forty dollars to my wife to have Requiem Masses for me, also money for a Head Stone, also Ten dollars (10.00) to her to have two Requiem Masses for my mother and father.

If death overtakes my wife Johanna Hawe while she is in my name, money has to be drawn for her burial, also an amount for a Head Stone and Forty Dollars (40.00) to have Requiem Masses for her.

As witness my hand this 25th day of January 1924.
Signed NICHOLAS HAWE his X mark
We the undersigned do hereby certify that we have witnessed Nicholas Hawe signing this will the 25th day of January 1924, the said will having been first read over and explained to Testator.

Witnesses Michael J. Kelly
Thomas Cousins his X mark
Thomas Cousins.

William F. Lloyd
Registrar of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland

(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
Fiat Feby 25/24 Horwood C.J. Probate granted to Michael J. Kelly Feby 25/24 Estate sworn at $962.00

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