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Estate of Thomas
Adm’n granted to Patrick
Dated the 11th day of February
Estate sworn under $100
Ent’d in PR Vol 4 Page 41
To The Honourable Sir Hugh W Hoyles
The Petition of Patrick Martin of St. John’s Yeoman
That your petitioners father the late Thomas Martin of St. Johns farmer died at that place on or about the twentieth day of March A.D. 1866 intestate and leaving him surviving seven children namely John now aged about thirty years and resident at Catalina in the said island Thomas aged about twenty eight years now resident in the United States and married Patrick your petitioner and aged about twenty five years James aged about twenty years William aged about fourteen years Timothy aged about nine years Robert aged about five years and Ellen now married and resident in Boston in the United States. That said intestate died possessed of property situate within the jurisdiction of this Honorable Court of the probable value of about Eighty Dollars consisting principally of a small piece of land containing about one acre and situate on the Portugal Cove Road in the neighbourhood of St. Johns aforesaid. That petitioner has agreed with one William Nugent for the sale to him of the said piece of land. That petitioners said brothers and sister are each and all aware of the said sale to Nugent and approve of the same That the proceeds of such sale are to be applied for the maintenance and support of said Robert which applications of such proceeds is also known to and approved of by the said brothers and sister That in order to complete the said sale and give A little to the said Nugent it is necessary that some One should be appointed administrator to the Estate of the said deceased Thomas Martin. Petitioner therefore prays that such administration May be granted unto him and as in duty Bound he will ever pray.
In the Supreme Court
Supreme Court of Newfoundland
Page Contributed by Geoff Martin
Page Revised by Ivy F. Benoit (Wednesday February 20, 2013)
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