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Miscellaneous Deeds, Grants, Petitions & Wills
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Philip Waters

 

Philip Waters
          1886

Estate of Philip Waters 1886
From LDS microfilm #2057237

 

Supreme Court of Newfoundland
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Be it Remembered, That on this Eighteenth day of November in the 50th 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 Catherine Berrigan of St. John's in the Central District of Newfoundland, widow, William Sinnott of same place, Farmer and John Dawson of same place, Shop-Keeper 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 Twelve hundred 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 Catherine Berrigan as Administratrix,d.b.n. of the Estate and Effects of Philip Waters 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 her the said Catherine Berrigan as such Administratrix 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, in the Supreme Court of Newfoundland, at or before the eighteenth 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 his death, or which at any time afterwards shall come into the hands or possession of her the said Catherine Berrigan 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 November which will be in the Year of Our Lord One Thousand Eight Hundred and Eighty-seven 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 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                    Catherine X (her mark) Berrigan
in presence of                                     William Sinonott
(having been first read over               John Dawson
and explained)
Geo. J. Adams
Commissioner

 

Supreme Court of Newfoundland
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ST. JOHN'S }
To Wit.         } I do swear that I believe that Philip Waters, late of St. John's in the Central District of Newfoundland, 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 six hundred dollars.

Sworn before me, at St. John's, the 18th day of          Catherine X (her mark) Berrigan
November in the year of Our Lord One
Thousand Eight Hundred and Eighty-six
(having been first read over and explained.

Geo. J. Adams
Commissioner of Affidavits

 

 

1886

Estate of Philip Waters
late of St. John's
in the Central District,
Farmer, deceased.

Dated 18th November 1886

Admin d.b.n. granted to
Catherine Berrigan of
St. John's, Widow.

Sureties
William Sinnott
John Dawson

Estate sworn under $600.00

 

 

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

The Petition of Catherine Berrigan of St. John's, Widow

Humbly Sheweth

That your petitioner's father Plilip Waters died at St. John's aforesaid upwards of forty years ago leaving him surviving a son Patrick Waters and your petitioner.
That the said deceased died intestate.
That at the time of his death he was possessed of a plot of land situate at Riverhead in St. John's aforesaid.
That on the 21st day of October A.D. 1845 Administration to his estate was granted to the said Patrick Waters.
That the said Patrick Waters died about five years after Letters of Administration were granted therein without having fully administered the said Estate.
That the said Patrick Waters died unmarried and left as his sole next of kin your petitioner.
Petitioner therefore prays that Letters of Administration de bonis non to the Estate of the said Philip Waters be granted to her. And as in duty bound she will ever pray.
St. John's Feb 15th A.D. 1886

her
Catherine X Berrigan
mark

 

 

NEWFOUNDLAND

St. John's
To Wit.
Catherine Berrigan of St. John's aforesaid, the foregoing petitioner, maketh oath and saith that the contents of the said petition are correct and true to the best of this deponent's knowledge and belief.

Sworn before me at St. John's this          Catherine X (her mark) Berrigan
15th day of February A.D. 1886
having been first read over and
explained.
Otto Emerson
Commissioner

 

 

1886
Supreme Court

In the matter of the
Estate of Philip Waters

Petition of Catherine Berrigan
for Letters of Admin de bonis non.

Fiat
R. J. Pinsent
A. J.

 

 

NOTICE

After three days from the date hereof, application will be made to the Supreme Court or to one of the Honorable the Judges thereof for Letters of Administration to the Estate of Philip Waters, late of St. John's, Farmer, deceased, to be granted to Catherine Berrigan of St. John's, Widow, the daughter of the deceased.
          St. John's July 20/85
                    M. H. Carty
O.E.            Proctor for Applicant

 

 

CERTIFICATE

I hereby certify that the notice on the other side hereof written has been duly posted in my office from the day of the date thereof until this date and that no caveat or other objection has been entered thereto.
          St. John's July 28/85

Geo. J. Adams
Asst. Clk.

 

 

Page Transcribed by Mary Rawlinson

Page Revised by Ivy F. Benoit (Tuesday December 19, 2017)

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