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Miscellaneous Deeds, Grants, Petitions & Wills
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John Turner

 

The Estate of John Turner
Probate year 1831, from the LDS microfilm # 2056192

Supreme Court of Newfoundland
Bonavista
to wit:

   I    do swear that    I    believe    John Turner late of Keels in Bonavista Bay - my late husband

deceased, died without    a Will; and that    I    will well and truly Administer all and every the Goods of the said deceased, and pay his Debts so far as his Goods will extend; and that    I    will exhibit a true, full and perfect Inventory of the said Goods of the deceased , and render a true account of    my    Administration into the Registry of the said Court, within Twelve    months from the date hereof, or when    I    shall be thereunto lawfully required; and that the whole of the Goods, Rights, Chattels, Assets, Credits and Effects of the said deceased, which he died possessed of, within the jurisdiction of this Court, do not according to the best of    my    knowledge, judgment and belief, amount to the value of    Fifteen    Pounds Sterling.

Joanna Walsh (X, her mark)

Sworn at    Bonavista
the    Fifteenth day of
October    in the Year of
our Lord One Thousand
Eight Hundred and    Thirty One

John Stark
Clerk and Registrar
Northern Circuit Court


Supreme Court of Newfoundland

Be it remembered that on this    Fifteenth    day of October    in the    Second    year of the Reign of our Sovereign Lord    William the Fourth    by the Grace of God, of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, King, Defender of the Faith, &c. and in the Year of our Lord One Thousand Eight Hundred and    Thirty One    personally appeared

Joanna Walsh of Keels wife of the late John Turner, Robert Walsh of Keels Planter and Abraham Turner of Keels Planter

and did acknowledge    themselves    to be held and firmly bound to    our Sovereign Lord the King his    Heirs and Successors in the penal Sum of    Thirty    Pounds of good and lawful money of Great Britain, to be had, made and levied on their    Goods, Chattels and Effects    jointly and severally    if Default is made in any of the Conditions following:

Now the Condition of this Obligation is such, That if the above bounden

    Joanna Walsh Administratrix to the Estate of her late husband John Turner

deceased, do make, or cause to be made, a just, true and perfect Inventory of all and singular, the Goods, Credits, and Effects of the said deceased, which have or shall come to the hands, possession, or knowledge of    her    the    said Joanna Walsh

or to the hands or possession of any other person or persons, for    her    and the same so made do exhibit, or cause to be exhibited, into the Supreme Court of Newfoundland, at or before the    Fifteenth    day of    October    next ensuing the date hereof; and the said Goods, Chattels, Credits, and Effects, and all the other Goods, Chattels, Credits and Effects of the said deceased, at the time of    her    death, or which at any time afterwards shall come to the hands or possession of    her    the    said    Joanna Walsh

      or to the hands or possession of any other person or persons for    her    shall well and truly administer according to Law, and further shall make, or cause to be made, a just and true Account of    her    said Administration, on or before the    Fifteenth    day of    October    which will be in the Year of our Lord One Thousand Eight Hundred and    Thirty Two    and afterwards from time to time as    she    shall be lawfully required. And all the rest, residue and remainder of the said Goods, Chattels, Credits and Effects, which shall be found remaining upon the said Administration Account, the same being first examined and allowed by the said Supreme Court of Newfoundland, shall and do pay and dispose of in a due course of Administration, or in such a manner as the said Court shall direct; -- then this Obligation to be void and of no effect, or else to be and remain in full force and virtue.

Joanna Walsh (X, her mark)
Robert Walsh (X, his mark)
Abraham Turner (X, his mark)

Signed and Sealed in the presence of
John Stark
Clerk and Registrar
Northern Circuit Court

 

 

Page Contributed by C. Haynes, Sept. 2004

Transcribed by Norma Elliott Sept 2004

Page Revised by Ivy F. Benoit (Wednesday February 20, 2013 AST)

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