Will of Cornelius Kennedy vol 7, pg 221, 1902

Newfoundland Will Books

This handwritten will transcribed and reprinted exactly as it appears in the book

The last will of

Cornelius Kennedy late of Holyrood


I Cornelius Kennedy of Holyrood in the District of Harbor Maine being weak in body but of sound and disposing mind make this my last will and testament hereby annulling all former wills by me at any time made. I will and bequeath all my money considering of one thousand dollars Insurance in the Equitable Life Ins. Co. of New York, five hundred dollars in the Savings Bank, Bank of Montreal and about three hundred dollars besides to my beloved wife to be used by her for her own support and that of my children and their education. I also will and bequeath to her all my house and land to be hers during the rest of her natural life and after her death I will and bequeath the house and the land adjoining it to my son Cyril and the land known as the farm to my sons Leo and Thomas Joseph to be divided equally between them. I appoint the Rev Joseph Murphy of Hoyrood executor of this my last will of testament (infediusony,?) of which I hereby set my hand and seal this twenty sixth day of September Anno Domini one thousand nine hundred and one. C. Kennedy (LS/)Signed in our presence and in presence of each other the same having been read over to him.

P.M. O. Counon (?) P.P. Burin Herbert Smith

I Certify the foregoing to be a Correct Copy of the last will of Cornelius Kennedy

D.M. Browning



Dec 3 02

Emerson J.

Letters of Probate

granted to Rev.

Jos. Murphy on this

10 Dec 02

Estate sworn at


This will transcribed by Joanne Connors