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Miscellaneous Deeds, Grants, Petitions & Wills
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Jane Fitzgerald

 

Jane Fitzgerald
          1888

 

 

Supreme Court of Newfoundland
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ST. JOHN'S }I do swear that I believe that Jane Fitzgerald late of
To Wit          }St. Johns aforesaid, married woman 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 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 she 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 two thousand dollars.

Sworn before me, at St. John's, the 4th day of
June in the year of Our Lord One Thousand          Thomas Fitzgerald
Eight Hundred and Eighty-eight

Geo. I. Adams
                  Commissioner of Affidavits

 

 

1888

Estate of Jane Fitzgerald

late of St. Johns

In the Central District

Married woman deceased

Dated 4th June 1888

Admin granted to

Frances Fitzgerald
St. John's Spinster

Sureties

Wm Churchill
Thos. Coffin

Estate sworn under
            $4000.00

 

 

Supreme Court of Newfoundland
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Be it Remembered That on this fourth day of June in the 51st 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-eight personally appeared Frances Fitzgerald of Saint John's in the Central District Spinster, William Churchill of same place Carpenter and Thomas Coffin of same place, Tide-worker 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 Four Thousand Dollars to be had, made and levied on his 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 Francis Fitzpatrick as Administrator of the Estate and Effects of Jane Fitzgerald late of St. John's Married woman 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 Frances Fitzgerald 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 4th 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 her death, or which at any time afterwards shall come into the hands or possession of her the said Frances Fitzgerald 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 said Administration, on or before the 4th day of June which will be in the Year of Our Lord One Thousand Eight Hundred and Eighty-nine 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                              Frances Fitzgerald
in the presence of                              Wm Churchill
                                                           Thomas Coffin
Geo. I. Adams
Comm'r of Affdts

 

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

The Petition of Frances Fitzgerald of Saint John's Spinster

Humbly Sheweth

          That Jane Fitzgerald mother of your Petitioner died at S. John's aforesaid in the month of May of this present year, intestate leaving her Surviving her husband Edmund Fitzgerald and five daughters.
          That said Jane Fitzgerald at the time of her death was possessed of property in St. John's aforesaid of the probable value of Eighteen Hundred Dollars.
          That no administration to the said Estate has been applied for nor granted to any other person.
          Petitioner therefore prays that Administration to the said Estate of said Jane Fitzgerald be granted to her,
          And as in duty bound she will ever pray &c
          Dated S. John's June 4, 1888

Fanne? Fitzgerald

 

Sup Court

Newfoundland
S. Johns to wit
Francis Fitzgerald of S. Johns aforesaid Spinster the Petitioner named in the foregoing petition maketh oath and saith that the matters and things therein contained and set forth are correct and true.

Sworn before me, at
St. John's, aforesaid this                              Fanne? Fitzgerald
4th day of June AD 1888

Geo. I. Adams
Comm'r of Affdts

 

Supreme Court

In the matter of the
Estate of Jane Fitzgerald
late of St. Johns deceased

          I Edmund Fitzgerald hereby consent to Administration to the Estate of my late wife Jane Fitzgerald deceased being granted to my daughter Frances Fitzgerald.
          S. John's May ?, 1888

                                                                                his
????? ???                                                Edmund X Fitzgerald
having been first                                                    mark
first read over and explained
          W. H. Churchill

 

Newfoundland
S. John's to wit }William Churchill of S. John's aforesaid Builder maketh oath and saith that he was present and did see Edmund Fitzgerald whose name appears to the above consent duly sign the same by affixing his mark and that prior to his signing the same it was read over to him and Explained.

Sworn before me, at
St. John's, aforesaid this                              Wm. Churchill
4th day of June AD 1888

          Geo. I. Adams
Comm'r of Affdts

 

 

Sup Court
In the matter of
the Estate of
Jane Fitzgerald
formerly of St. John's
deceased

Petition for
Administration

Fiat
J. I. Little
A.J.

Shea

 

 

Certificate

I hereby Certify that the notice on the other side hereof written has been granted in my office from the date thereof to the present date and that no Caveat nor other objection has been entered thereto.
          Dated at St. Johns this 4th day of June A.D. (Year cannot be read-Transcriber)

Geo I. Adams
Affdts

 

Notice

After three days from the date hereof application will be made to the Supreme Court for one of the Honorable the Judges thereof for Letters of Administration to the Estate of Jane Fitzgerald late of St. John's deceased to be granted to Frances Fitzgerald daughter of said deceased.
          St. Johns May 30th 1888

Edward Shea
Sol for Applicant

 

 

Page transcribed by Gordon Bennett

Page Revised by Ivy F. Benoit (Wednesday November 15, 2017)

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