James Kennedy Vol. 14, pg. 413, 1929

Newfoundland Will Books (this will reprinted exactly as it appears in the books)



This is the last will and testament of me James Kennedy of St. Johnís in the island of Newfoundland Baggage Master made this 9th day of November Anno Domini one thousand nine hundred and twenty eight. I hereby revoke all former wills and testamentary dispositions by me at any time heretofore made.

I appoint my wife, Ellen Kennedy, to be the executrix of this my will. I give devise and bequeath my house on Balsam Street, in St. Johnís aforesaid, amount due in the Railway Group Insurance and in the Railway Telegraphers Insurance and all other property of every description. AND wheresoever situate unto my said wife, absolutely. IN WITNESS WHEREOF I have hereunto subscribed my hand to this my will the day and year first above written.


Signed published and declared by the above named James Kennedy as and for his last will and testament in our presence both being present at the same time who at his request and in his presence and in the presence of each other have hereunto subscribed our names as witnesses.

Joseph B. Murphy M.B.

John J. Higgins.


William F. Lloyd

Registrar of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland


W.J. Higgins


Jany 29/29

Probate granted

Ellen Kennedy

on the 30th day of

January A.D. 1929

Value of Estate


Transcribed by Joanne Connors 2000.