Thomas's Will

To the Honorable the Judge of the Probate Court in and for the County of Essex

RESPECTFULLY represents Ann Lomasney of Salem in the county of Essex

That Thomas Lomasney who last dwelt in Salem in said county of Essex, laborer died on the twenty ninth day of April in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and eighty-nine possessed of goods and estate remaining to be administered, leaving a widow, whose name is Ann Lomasney (your petitioner) and as his only heirs-at-law, and next of kin, the persons whose names, residence and relationship to the deceased, are as follows: viz.,-

David Lomasney of Salem, Mass, a son

Ellen Lomasney of Salem, Mass, a daughter

Annie McNamara (wife of James) of Salem, Mass, a daughter 

Laurence Lomasney of Pennsylvania, a son

Bridget King (wife of David) of Beverly, Mass, a daughter

Mary Lomasney of Salem, Mass, a daughter

Katie Pegler (wife of Bernard) of East Boston, a daughter

Edward Lomasney of Salem, Mass (minor) a son.

That said deceased left a WILL herewith presented, wherein your petitioner is named executive.

Wherefore your petitioner prays that said will may be proved and allowed, and letters testamentary issued to her and that he may be exempt from giving any surety on her bond, the testatrix having requested all the persons interested in the estate of the testate who are of full age and legal capacity, other than creditors, having certified to said Court their consent thereto.

Dated this Twenty ninth day of May A.D. 1889

Ann Lomasney

by her atty Winsor W. Collins

The undersigned being all the heirs-at-law, and next of kin, and the only parties interested in the foregoing petition, request that the prayer thereof be granted without further notice.

I, Thomas Lomasney, of Salem, in the County of Essex and Commonwealth of Massachusetts being of sound and disposing mind and memory I make this my last will and testament – hereby revoking all former wills by me at any time ever.

First, after the payment of my just debts and funeral charges I give, devise and bequeath all the remainder of my estate real personal and mixed of which I shall die seized or possessed or to which I may be in any way entitled at the time of my decease to my beloved wife Ann Lomasney to her own use and benefit absolutely and in fee simple forever.

To my daughter Ellen Lomasney, Annie McNamara, Bridget King, Mary Lomasney & Katie Pegler and my sons David Lomasney, Laurence Lomasney and Edward Lomasney, I give nothing.

Lastly, I appoint my wife Ann Lomasney as executrix of this will and request that she may be exempt from Juruisk a surety or sureties upon her probate bonds.  In witness whereof I have hereby set my hand and seal this twenty sixth day of April in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and eighty-seven.

Thomas       X (his mark)       Lomasney

Signed, sealed, published and ordered by the said Thomas Lomasney as and for his last will and testament in presence of us, who at his request and in his presence and in the presence of each other have hereto set our names as witnesses this twenty-sixth day of April 1887.

Winsor W. Collins

Michael Donohue

Jerry Corkery

©John Lomasney 2015