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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
Isaac Martin



Estate of
     Isaac Martin

Administration granted
November 18th A.D. 1842 to
the Widow & Edward son
of Intestate.

Estate £30 Stg.

Vol 2


The Honorable I G H Bourne Chief Justice
            And the Honorable the Assistant Judges of
                        the Supreme Court of Newfoundland

The Petition of Sarah Martin Widow of Isaac Martin
            late of Harbor Grace Cooper and Benjamin
his oldest son of Harbor Grace

Humbly Sheweth
      That Isaac Martin
late of Harbor Grace Cooper departed
this life in the month of March in the
year 1838 leaving your Petitioner his Widow and the following issue him surviving Viz._______________

Benjamin Martin aforesaid aged 23 years
Amelia Snow aged about 22 years
Abraham Martin aged about 19 years
Catherine Martin aged about 18 years
Margaret Martin aged about 14 years
Susannah Martin aged about 9 years

That the deceased left some Property
consisting of a House and Garden
which requires the case of administration
in order that the Estate though small
may divided according to law; Your
Petitioners therefore humbly pray that
Administration to the Estate of the
said Isaac Martin may be
committed to them and as in duty
bound will ever pray

                        Sarah  X  Martin her mark
                        Benjamin Martin LS

Sworn at Harbor
Grace this 1 Nov 1842


Note: Isaac Martin married Sarah Martin in Harbour Grace September 6, 1818.  At this time I do NOT know the parents of either and have not managed to connect them directly into my Martin line from Harbour Grace.  Not mentioned in the document was son Isaac who was born in 1833.  He died before his father in 1837.

Daughter Amelia married Joseph Snow in Harbour Grace in February 1841.  Daughter Susannah married Henry Martin in Harbour Grace in December 1853.  Henry was probably the son of Francis and Jane Martin.

The late researcher David Nightingale with two Martin connections once noted in frustration that Martins married Martins and sometimes Snows.  I personally see no reason to dispute this with the results of my own Martin research!!



Page Contributed by Geoff Martin

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

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