Share/Save/Bookmark

Presented by the
Newfoundland's Grand Banks Site
to assist you in researching your Family History

Click on the graphic below to return to the NGB Home Page
Newfoundland's Grand Banks

To contribute to this site, see above menu item "About".

These transcriptions may contain human errors.
As always, confirm these, as you would any other source material.

Miscellaneous Deeds, Grants, Petitions & Wills
(M)
James Murphy

 

James Murphy
          1886

Estate of James Murphy 1886
From LDS microfilm #2057237

 

(The name Lawrence Murphy (Petitioner) is sometimes noted as Laurence Murphy.)

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

ST. JOHN'S, }
To Wit           } I do swear that I believe James Murphy late of St. John's, Farmer, 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 six 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 One Thousand dollars.

Sworn before me, at St. John's, the 11th day of                              Lawrence X (his mark) Murphy
June in the year of Our Lord One Thousand
Eight Hundred and Eighty Six.
Geo. J. Adams
Commissioner of Affadivits

 

 

1886
Estate of James Murphy
Late of St. John's
In the Central District,
Farmer, deceased.

Dated 11th June 1886

Adminis------ granted to
Laurence Murphy of
St. John's, Farmer.

Sureties
John Angel
Phillip Mullins

Estate sworn under $1000.00

 

 

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

Be it remembered, That on this eleventh day of June 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 Six personally appeared Laurence Murphy of St. John's in the Central District, Farmer, John Angel of the same place, Machinist, and Philip Mullins of same place, Farmer 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 Two 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 THE OBLIGATION IS SUCH, that if the above bounded Laurence Murphy as Administrator of the Estate and Effects of James Murphy, late of St. John's, Farmer, 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 Laurence Murphy 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 11th day of December 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 his death, or which at any time afterwards shall come into the hands or possession of him, the said Laurence Murphy, 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 11th day of June which will be in the Year of Our Lord One Thousand Eight Hundred and Eighty Seven 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 Account, 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 and virtue.

Signed and Sealed in presence                    Laurence X (his mark) Murphy
of, having been first read and                      John Angel
explained.                                                     Philip X (his mark) Mullins
Geo. J. Adams
Commissioner

 

 

NOTICE

Three days from the date hereof application will be made to the Honorable the Supreme Court or to one of the Honorable the Judges thereof for Letters of Administration to the Estate of the late James Murphy of St. John's, Farmer and Catherine Murphy, his wife, to be granted to Laurence Murphy.
          Dated at St. John's this 22nd day of May AD 1886.

                                                  J. A. Davis
Initials in margin - O. E.         Proctor for the said
                                                  Laurence Murphy

 

 

I hereby certify that the (page torn) n????? written on the other side hereof has been filed in my office from the day of the date thereof until the present time and that no caveat or other objection has been entered thereto.
          St. John's, May 26 AD 1886
Otto Emerson
A.C.S.C.

 

 

To the Honorable the Supreme Court
or to one of the Honorable Judges thereof

          The petition of Laurence Murphy of St. Johns in the Island of Newfoundland, Farmer

Humbly Sheweth

          That James Murphy, your petitioner's father, died on or about the 1st day of May A.D. 1882.
          That said deceased died intestate and left surviving him his widow and nine children, Viz:- Laurence, the eldest, your petitioner; Johanna; Mary Ann; James; William, who is a minor, and John; Ella; Agnes; and Kate, who are also minors.
          That the Estate of the said James Murphy does not exceed in value the sum of One Thousand Dollars.
          That no Probate or Administration has been heretofore granted or applied for in reference to the said Estate.
          Petitioner therefore prays that administration to the estate of the said James Murphy be granted to your petitioner.
          And your petitioner as in duly bound will ever pray &c.
          Dated at St. John's this 2nd day of June AD 1886.

his
Laurence X Murphy
mark

 

 

In the Supreme Court
Probate Side

Newfoundland }
St. John's          } Laurence Murphy of St. John's aforesaid, the within named petitioner, maketh oath and saith that all and singular the matters and things in the foregoing petition mentioned and set forth are just and true.

his
Laurence X Murphy
mark

Sworn before me at
St. John's aforesaid this
_____day of April A.D.1886

Sworn before me at Saint John's
aforesaid this 2nd day of June AD
1886 having been first read over
and explained.
Otto Emerson
Commissioner

 

In the Supreme Court
Probate Side

In the matter of the Estate  }
of James Murphy, late of }
St. John's, deceased             } We the undersigned persons interested in the administration of the Estate of the late James Murphy of St. John's, deceased, do herby assent to the granting of Letters of Administration to the said Estate to Lawrence Murphy as prayed in the within petition.
          St. John's, June 2nd, 1886

her
Johanna X Murphy
mark

Witness

her
Mary Ann X Murphy
mark
his
James X Murphy
mark

 

 

Supreme Court
Probate Side

In the matter of the
Estate of the late
James Murphy of
St. John's.

Petition & Affidavit

Fiat for admn as
prayed, to the
Estate of James
Murphy
.
J. J. Little
A. J.

Filed June 2/86

 

 

Page Transcribed by Mary Rawlinson

Page Revised by Ivy F. Benoit (Thursday December 21, 2017)

Newfoundland's Grand Banks is a non-profit endeavor.
No part of this project may be reproduced in any form
for any purpose other than personal use.

JavaScript DHTML Menu Powered by Milonic

© Newfoundland's Grand Banks (1999-2018)

Hosted by
Chebucto Community Net

Your Community, Online!

Search through the whole site
[Recent] [Contacts] [Home]