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Miscellaneous Deeds, Grants, Petitions & Wills
(W)
Ann Warren

 

Ann Warren
          1885

Estate of Ann Warren 1885
From LDS Microfilm 2057177

 

Supreme Court of Newfoundland.
--------------

ST. JOHN'S, }
To Wit.          }
I do swear that I believe that Ann Warren late of St. John's in the Central District Spinster deceased died without a Will; and that I will well and truly administer all and every the Goods of the said deceased and pay her debts so far as her 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 six months from the date thereof, 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 Nine thousand ---------------------------- dollars.

Sworn before me, at St. John's, the Sixteenth   }
day of December in the year of Our Lord         } Geo. M. Johnson
One Thousand Eight Hundred and Eighty five }          ---
P. Emerson
Commissioner of Affidavits

 

 

1885

Estate of Ann Warren
late of St. John's
in the Central District.
Spinster deceased.

Dated December 16/85

ProbateAdmin granted to G.M. Johnson
Esq
.

Sureties
Sir W.V. Whiteway
Charles Browning

the Execut named in the Will,

Estate sworn under $9000
---------------------------------------
$

 

 

The Estate of the late Ann Warren
In account with George M. Johnson administrator
1885

Sept

11

To Cash paid MessrsWhiteway &Johnson costs of obtaining administration

54

00

 

 

 

 

"

" Paid Mrs Seymour for lodging " & use of room during life of deceased

124

90

 

 

 

Oct

2

" Paid prem fire Insurance on Greenhill farm

14

00

 

 

 

 

6

" Paid McMurdo & Co account

2

78

 

 

 

 

31

" " Mark Miller farm Servant to date

55

18

 

 

 

Nov

4

" " Mr. Long Surveyor at farm

2

50

 

 

 

 

"

" " Cab Hire(?)

1

 

 

 

 

 

"

" " to sale

1

50

 

 

 

 

7

" " "Mercury" advertisement

16

10

 

 

 

 

9

" " "Royal Gazette"

7

58

 

 

 

 

16

" " Acc't of Bowering Bros

41

67

 

 

 

 

16

" " Cliff Wood& Co

15

50

 

 

 

 

16

" " John Carnell

85

50

 

 

 

 

17

" " Samuel Garrett

7

58

 

 

 

 

18

" " Crowdy & Simms

8

 

 

 

 

 

19

" " Estate of H.W. Seymour sundries had at his " Grocery Shop
" Acc't of H.W. Seymour Ext sundries had for " the farm at his Grocery shop per Mark "Miller

20


52

37


52

 

 

 

 

21

" Acc't of Wm Feaver (farm)

9

 

 

 

 

Dec

16

" " Ohman & Lindstrom valuing silverware & Candle sticks sold to Mr Bowering
Sundry disbursements made by MrH.W. Seymour before administration was appointed which he paid from moneys to which he received or found belonging to the Est and which are credited on the opposite side as an asset

 2


134


50









656









18

 

 

 

Carried Forward

 

$

656

18

 

 

 

 

 

Dt

The Estate of the late Anne Warren

 

 

 

 

 

1885

To Amount brought Forward

 

 

$656

18

Decr

17

" Paid acc't Alex Smith

104

 

 

 

 

 

" " fee at cemetery on stone

6

 

 

 

 

24

" " Mark Miller Caretaker "Green Hill"

8

 

 

 

1886

 

 

 

 

 

 

Feby

23

" " a/c of Mr H.W. Seymour for Superintendence of farm &c dur-ing season of 1885 & before ad-ministration granted

26

 

 

 

 

 

" paid Mrs H.W. Seymour for use of roomafter the death of Miss Warren for 4 months storage of Miss Warrens Effects until same removed

16

 

 

 

 

 

" paid H.W. Seymour disbursements by him about "Greenhill" in 1885

20

10

 

 

 

 

" paid Ohman & Lindstrom valuing Jewellery & plate 2nd lot

1

50

 

 

 

25

" Cartages 75 packages 10th

 

85

 

 

 

30

" paid M. Miller (caretaker)

8

 

 

 

March

3

" paid M. Miller (caretaker)

4

 

 

 

April

10

" Cab Hire $1 & 12th do $1

2

 

 

 

May

1

" Mark Miller to close

20

80

 

 

 

21

" - Bell Caretaker longers(?) & cartage

10

08

 

 

Aug

 2

" "Colonial" Advertisements

4

50

 

 

Sept

18

" " Queens Ins Co Greenhill

8

75

270

58

 

 

Commission on Assets of 5%

 

 

836

36

1889

 

 

 

 

 

 

Feby

15

" paid ½ of balance to Est of IK. Warren at sundry dates hitherto

2747

11

 

 

 

15

" paid ½ of balance to EstWm Warren Esq at sundry dates hitherto

2747

11

 

 

5494

 

 

22

 

 

 

 

 

$6727

34

 

 

 

?? account with Geo. M. Johnson administrator
Cr

 

1885

 

By deposit receipt 14386 of the Union
Bank belonging to Estate - - -

 

1248

 

"

 

 

Sept

 

" Cash in Saving Bank

 480

"

 

 

 

 

" " per(?) Mrs. Bowering for Candlesticks

20

"

 

 

Nov

19

" " James Murray interest on money due under mortgage

 80

"

 

 

Dec

11

" " per Geo Steer rent of Cottage

87

"

 

 

 

 

" " found in desk of deceased $ &?

5

60

 

 

 

 

" " found by Mrs H.W. Seymour in the boxes of deceased before administration granted & which he disbursed as on other side

134

"

 

 

 

 

" recd by Mr Seymour proceeds sale farm produce

37

37

 

 

1886 Feby

24

" per J.S. Simms for sale furniture

211

07

 

 

July

10

" " Wm Cooke for sale of land

300

 

2603

04

Novr

8

" " James Murray Do Do

1680

"

 

 

Decr

30

" "Mrs Bowering for plate & jewellery

202

12

 

 

1889 March

25

" " Quigley proceeds '86 Hay-Crop

39

40

 

 

April

9

" " Interest on deposit rec'd No 14386

92

60

 

 

 

 

" " Interest in Savings Bank to date when moneys transferred to a/c at Com Bank

34

88

 

 

May

5

" Cash per Kielley sale "Greenhill"

1400

"

 

 

 

 

" per do Insurance prem repaid

4

"

 

 

 

23

" " I. Southcott on sale land

200

"

 

 

 

 

" per Do" bal -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

E. & O.L St Johns --- Newfoundland
Feb 15. 1889
Geo. M. Johnson Administrator

471

30

 

4124


6727
====

30


34
===

 

 

In the Supreme Court
of Newfoundland

St John's   }
to wit        }
George M. Johnson of St. John's aforesaid Barrister administrator of the Estate of Anne Warren late of St John's aforesaid Spinster deceased maketh oath and saith that the paper writing hereto annexed marked A signed by this deponent contains a just and true in-ventory of the whole of the goods chattels rights credits lands tenements and Effects which were of the said late Anne Warren deceased at the time of her death and which have come to deponent's hands to be administered or of which he Hath any knowledge; and a just and true account of the receipts and disbursements on account of the said Estate since he hath intermeddled therewith.
Sworn before me at    }
St John's aforesaid      }          Geo. M. Johnson
this 21st day of           }          ---------------------
February A.D. 1889   }
Geo. I. Adams           }
Comm }

 

 

1889

In re Estate of the
late Ann Warren
late of S- John's
Spinster _ deceased
-----

Administrator's
accounts
-----

Filed 21st February
1889

 

 

Supreme Court of Newfoundland
-----------

Be it Remembered, That on this Seventeenth ------------- day of          in the Forty ninth ----------------------- Year of the Reign of our Sovereign Lady VICTORIA, by the Grace of God of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, Queen, Defender of the Faith, &c., and in the Year of Our Lord One Thousand Eight Hundred and Eighty five personally appeared George M. Johnson of St John's Barrister at Law, the Hon - Sir - William V. Whiteway K.C.M.G. also of St. Johns and did acknowledge themselves to be held and firmly bound to our said Lady the Queen, Her Heirs and Successors, in the penal Sum of Eighteen Thousand -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Dollars, 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 George M. Johnson ~~ as Administrator of the Estate and Effects of Ann Warren --------------------------------------- late of St. John's aforesaid Spinster ----------------------------------------- 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 him the said George M. Johnson ------------------------------------------------------------------------ as such Administrator or to the hands or possession of any other person or persons, for him and the same so made do exhibit, or cause to be exhibited, in the Supreme Court of Newfoundland, at or before the 17th day of May next ensuing the date hereof; and the said Goods, Chattels, Credits and Effects, and all other the Goods, Chattels, Credits and Effects of the said deceased at the time of her ------------------ death, or which at any time afterwards shall come into the hands or possession of him the said George M. Johnson ----------------------------------------------------------- or to the hands or possession of any other person or persons for him shall well and truly administer according to Law, and further shall make, or cause to be made, a just and true account of his said Administration, on or before the 17th day of November which will be in the Year of Our Lord One Thousand Eight Hundred and Eighty Six ---- and afterwards from time to time as he -------------------------------------- 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 Acc'ount, the same being examined and allowed by the said Supreme Court of Newfoundland, shall and do pay and dispose of in 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 virtue.

Signed and sealed                }                    Geo. M Johnson
in presence of                      }                               ----
by the Said G.M. Johnson                       W.V.W. Whiteway
and Chas. Bowring this
16 December 1885                                    Chas Bowring
P. Emerson
Comm
--------

(Note: Seals affixed to right of each signature.)

 

 

St Johns Decr 6. 1873

Received from M.W. Walbank the sum of One hundred and fifty Dollars half years allowance
by the Court from the Estate of Rob Thomas Parker

$150.00
£37.100                                        Thomas H. Parker

 

 

1873
Dec 6
Parker Receipt

 

 

St Johns May 4 1874

Recd from M.W. Walbank the sum of oue hundred & fifty Dollars

$150.00                    Thomas Parker

 

 

St Johns May 5. 1873

Recd from M.W. Walbank the sum of one hundred & fifty Dollars being for one half years allowance to me from Estate of Thomas Parker
£37.100
-----------------
$ 150.00/100

Thomas
Parker

 

 

In the Supreme Court
Probate Side

In the matter of the
Estate of Ann Warren
late of Saint Johns
Spinster deceased

          At the instance of Charles Bowring and Laura Anne his wife claiming as next of Kin of Said Ann Warren deceased I do It order that William Warren do Shew Cause if any he have why administration of the Estate of Said deceased should not be granted to the Said Charles Bowring an answer Containing the grounds on which he resists Such grant within four days after Service of this Citation otherwise the claim of the Said Charles Bowring will be taken? To be admitted by him
          Dated at St Johns this first day of July AD 1885

                                        (Sgd) J.I. Little
D Morison
            }                    A J
Proctor for said      }
Charles Bowring }
and wife                 }

 

 

(A)

To All To Whom these presents shall come Greeting

Whereas Anne Warren late of St John's in the Island of Newfound-land spinster died ===== on or about the Sixth ------- day of January --- last (1885) intestate leaving her surviving as next of kin two brothers namely John H. Warren since deceased and me William Warren of Cook County in the state of Illinois United States of America, accountant
--- And Whereas --- the estate of the said intestate is in Newfoundland for the ===== administration of which estate it is necessary that letters of administration be obtained from the Supreme Court of Newfoundland - Now Know All ~ --- Amen ===== by these presents that I the said William Warren - Have - made ordained authorized constituted and appointed and by these presents ===== --- Do --- make ordain authorize constitute and appoint The Honorable Sir William ===== Vallance Whiteway K.C.M.G. of St John's aforesaid one of Her Majesty's Counsel and George Macness Johnson of the same place Barrister at Law my true and lawful attorneys for me and in my name to apply to the said Supreme Court for letters of administration of the said estate to be granted to them the said Sir William
Vallance -

=======

Page 2

Vallance Whiteway and George Macness Johnson or to either of them and for the purpose of such application to sign all petitions or paper writings and to do all manner of things necessary for obtaining the grant of such letters of administration to them or either of them and on the grant of such letters of ad-ministration for my said attorneys (or either of them if only one of them applies for and takes such letters of administration) to do all such acts matters and things whatsoever and to sign seal and execute all such deeds and paper-writings as may be necessary in order to the winding up and distribution of the estate and effects of the said Anne Warren deceased --- Hereby Ratifying--- confirming and allowing all and whatsoever my said ===== attorneys or either of them shall lawfully do in the premises by virtue of these presents
---------------- In Witness--- whereof I have here unto set my hand and seal at Chicago in the ===== County of Cook, State of Illinois, one of the United States of America, -------------------- this fourth ----- day of June --- Anno Domini eighteen hundred and eighty five
---Signed sealed and         }
delivered in the presence   }
of                                        }                    Wm Warren
Alex Bruce
                                        ----------------------------------
Cook County Infirmary     }
Dunning Illinois                 }

(Note: Seal affixed to right of signature.)

(Note: Following found in left margin:
Dated the 4th day of MayJune 1885.)

 

 

(B)

State of Illinois    }
County of Cook  }
City of Chicago:  }
to wit                   }
Alexander Bruce of Dunning, Cook County in the state of Illinois, -- United States of America, Nurse, ------- maketh oath and saith that he was present and did see William Warren the person named in the power of attorney hereto annexed marked (A) duly sign seal and execute the same on the day of the date thereof

Sworn before me at                    }
the British Vice Cousulate, City }          Alex Bruce
of Chicago, State of Illinois        }
this fourth ------------- day            }
of June--------- Anno                    }
Domini eighteen hundred           }
and eighty five                             }
John Dunn               }
British Vice Counsul }
at Chicago aforesaid  }
----------------------

(Note: Seal affixed in this area.)

 

 

C
====

I          of          in the State of          United States of America Notary Public by lawful authority duly admitted and sworn do hereby certify that the signature with the addition

at the foot of the jurat of the affidavit of          hereto annexed marked (B) is the own proper handwriting of                    who is

and is by law authorized to administer oaths in whose presence oath was on the date in the said jurat mentioned administered in due form of law to the said            respecting the truth of his said affidavit
In Witness whereof I have hereunto subscribed my name and have set my notarial seal at                    in the State of          United States of Americ(a this)          day of          Anno Domini eighteen hundred and eighty five
Seal affixed here          in testimoniumVeritatis

 

 

(This page appears to be showing the watermark of the State. Otherwise, it is a duplicate of the previous page.)

 

 

Power of Attorney
==========

to take Letters of Administration
==========
in Newfoundland
==========
of the Estate of the late
==========
Ann Warren
==========

William Warren
==========
To
==========
Sir William V. Whiteway
==========
and
==========
George M. Johnson
==========

Dated the 4th day of MayJune1885
==========

 

 

In the Supreme Court
Probate Side

In the matter of Estate          }
of Anne Warren late of       }
St John's Spinster deceased  }

          The answer of William Warren and of George M. Johnson to the citation served in this matter on the first day of July instant

          These respondents humbly submitting themselves to the judgment order and direction of the said Court for answer say:--
That at the death of said Anne Warren she left her surviving as next of kin two brothers John H. and William this respondent
That the said John H. Warren has since died
That said William Warren claiming to be as next of kin entitled to a grant of administration of said Anne Warren's estate but residing at Dunning, Cook County, Illinois, United States of America, on the fourth day of June last duly executed the
power

Page 2

Power of Attorney hereto annexed marked (A) authorizing Sir William V. Whiteway and said respondent George M. Johnson or either of them to apply to the said Court for and take out letters of administration of the said Anne Warren's estate to be granted the said Sir William V. Whiteway and George M. Johnson or either of them wherefore the said respondent George M. Johnson claims that Letters of Administration of the estate of the said Anne Warren should be granted to him
St John's The 6th day of July 1885
William Warren
by his atty's
Whiteway & Johnson

---
Geo. M. Johnson
----

 

 

Supreme Court
Probate side
==========

In re estate of
Anne Warren
late of St John's
spinster deceased
-----

Answer
to citation in re
administration
-----

Filed July 6/85
--------------

 

 

(Following written across the upper left corner)
Let nothing be done in this matter without notice to
Whiteway & Johnson
Proctor for
William Warren
June 24 1885

Notice
---------

After three days application will be made to the Supreme Court or one of the Judges thereof for letters of Adminis-tration of the Estate of Anne Warren late of S John's Spinster deceased, to be granted to Charles Bowring of S. John's Merchant, one of next of kin of said deceased
                   S. Johns June 20th 1885
O.E.          Winter & Morison
                   Proctors for C. Bowring

 

 

In the matter of the Will
and Estate of Anne Warren
late of S. John's Spinster
deceased

          I Adolph G. Warren of Saint Johns one of the next of Kin of the above named Anne Warren deceased hereby consent that Letters of Admin-istration of the Estate of said deceased be granted to Charles Bowring of S. Johns Merchant
S. John's          June 20th 1885

Witness
J.S. Winter          A.G. Warren
          --------------

Supreme Court

Newfoundland }
St s.s.                }
James S. Winter of Saint Johns aforesaid Barrister at Law maketh oath and saith that on the twentieth day of June instant this deponent was present and did see Adolph G. Warren of S Johns aforesaid accountant the person named in the memorandum above written duly sign and deliver the said memor-andum

Sworn before me at      }          J.S. Winter
S. Johns this 22nd day }          ---------------
of June A.D. 1885       }

 

 

To the Honourable the Supreme Court or one of the Judges thereof

          The Petition of Charles Bowring of S. John's Merchant

Humbly Sheweth

          That Ann Warren late of S. Johns Spinster died at that place onor about the third day of January last

          That said deceased died intestate.

          That said deceased died possessed of property within the jurisdiction of this Honourable Court of the probable value of Eight thousand dollars

          That said deceased left her surviving as next of Kin two brothers William and John H. That said brother William is and has for years past been resident in the United States of America. That said John H Warren has since died in England. That the next of Kin in this Country of said Ann Warren are the Children of said John H Warren viz Adolph G. Warren, and Laura Anne wife of your petitioner That there are also two other daughters
of

Page 2

said John H. Warren both now resident in England viz: Ellen Louisa widow of Schoedder Robinson and Jane E. unmarried

          That hereto annexed is the consent of the said Adolph G. Warren to the grant of letters of Administration of the estate of said deceased to your Petitioner

          Petitioner therefore prays that Letters of Administration of the Estate of said deceased may be granted to him. And as is duty bound he will Ever pray &c

          Dated at S. Johns this 30th day of June A.D. 1885

Chas Bowring
----------------

 

 

Supreme Court

Newfoundland }
St Johns to wit }          Charles Bowring of Saint Johns merchant the Petitioner named in the foregoing Petition maketh oath and saith that the several matters and things therein Contained are Correct and true

Sworn before me at    }
St Johns this 1st          }          Chas Bowring
day of July AD 1885   }
Otto Emerson
Commr
----------

 

 

Estate of
Ann Warren
late of S. John's
Spinster, deceased
-------------------

Petition of Charles
Bowring, for Letters
of Administration
==========

July 6th 1885
---------------------

 

 

Page Transcribed by Josephine Gazley

Page Revised by Ivy F. Benoit (Wednesday May 22, 2019)

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