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Miscellaneous Deeds, Grants, Petitions & Wills
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Jense Jensen

 

Jense Jensen
          1888

 

 

Supreme Court of Newfoundland
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Southern District }I do swear that I believe that Jense Jensen late
Harbor Breton     }of Harbor Breton aforesaid Carpenter deceased,
To Wit                  }died with 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 Eight hundred dollars.

Sworn before me, at Harbor Breton,
the 30th day of August in the                                   her
year of Our Lord One Thousand                    Sarah X Jensen
Eight Hundred and Eighty-Eight                              mark
having been first read over and
explained)

Geo. I. Adams
Comm'r Affdts

 

 

1888

Estate of Jense Jensen

late of Harbor Breton

In the Southern District

Carpenter deceased

Admin c.t.a. granted to

Sarah Jensen of Harbor

Briton - Widow

Sureties. John Learie
Thomas Jensen

Estate sworn under
               $800.00

Dated 30th August 1888

 

 

Notice

??? day after date application will be made to the Honorable the Supreme Court on the Southern Circuit or the Honorable the presiding Judge for Administration with the Will annexed to the Estate and effects of Jense Jensen late of Harbor Breton fisherman deceased to be granted to his widow Sarah Jensen
          
Harbor Breton August 29th 1888
          D P Greene
          Proctor for Petitioner

FBC?
Clerk

 

I certify that the notice on the other side written was on the day of the date hereof posted upon the Court House door at Harbor Breton and remained there until this date and that no Caveat or other objection has been filed against it
          Harbor Breton Aug 30th 1888
          Geo. I. Adams
          Comm'r Affdts

 

 

To the Honorable the Supreme Court
on the Southern Circuit or one of the
presiding Judges thereof

The Petition of Sarah Jensen of Harbor Breton Widow

Humbly Sheweth

That Petitioners husband Jense Jensen late of Harbor Breton Carpenter died at that place on or about the 18th day of March 1887 -
That before his death he made and executed the paper writing hereto annexed as and for his last will and testament and that as executor so appointed ??? said will and the same has been duly proved
That testator died possessed of property situate in the Southern District of Newfoundland of the probable value of Eight hundred dollars
That no probate or administration has been granted to said Estate
Petitioner therefore prays that Administration to the said Estate with the will annexed may be granted to her
          And as in duty bound she will ever pray
          Harbor Breton August 29th A.D. 1888

her
Sarah X Jensen
mark

 

 

Supreme Court

Harbor Breton
Newfoundland S.S.

          Sarah Jensen of Harbor Breton the within petitioner maketh oath and saith that the contents of the said petition are correct and true
                                                                                   her
Sworn before me at                                        Sarah X Jensen
Harbor Breton Newfoundland                                mark
the 29th day of August A.D.
1888 having first been read
over and explained

Geo. I. Adams
Comm'r Affdts

 

In the Name of God - Amen.
I Jense Jensen being weak in body but sound in mind do hereby declare this to be my last will and testament.
I give and bequeath my dwelling house and ground at Harbor Breton Newfoundland to my wife Sarah Jensen for her whole and sole use and possession during her lifetime, and on the death of the said Sarah Jensen I give and bequeath the before mentioned dwelling house and ground to my youngest son Albert Arthur Jensen for his whole and sole use and possession.
Provided that I hereby give the old house on my ground to my son George Jensen for his whole and sole use - and Provided further that my sons Thomas and John Jensen each be allowed a plot of ground twenty five feet by fifteen feet for building purposes should they desire it.
Dated this 19th day of                                            his
December in the year of          (In the          Jense X Jense
our Lord one thousand          presence                  mark
eight hundred and eighty          of)               George Henry Field?
six                                                                  John W Leave?
                                                                       Jacob Jensen

 

 

Supreme Court of Newfoundland
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Southern District
Harbor Breton
To Wit
John W Leave? of Harbor Breton Engineer maketh oath and saith that on the nineteenth day of December A.D. One Thousand Eight Hundred and Eighty Six at Harbor Breton he, this Deponent, was present and did see Jense Jensen late of Harbor Breton the testator named in the paper writing hereunto annexed duly sign (by making his mark) publish and declare the said annexed paper writing as and for his last will and Testament, in the presence of this Deponent and of George Henry Field and Jacob Jensen the other subscribing witnesses thereto. That Deponent and said George Henry Field and Jacob Jensen then signed their names to such Will as such Witnesses, in the presence of the said Testator and of each other. That previously to the said Will being so signed as aforesaid, by the said Testator and the said witnesses, it was read over to and approved of by the said Testator in the presence of Deponent and the said George Henry Field and Jacob Jensen and that at the time of the said execution of the said Will the said Testator was of sound and disposing mind, memory and understanding, to the best of Deponent's knowledge and belief.

Sworn before me at Harbor Breton                    John Learie
aforesaid, this 29th day of August
A.D. One Thousand Eight Hundred
and Eighty-Eight

Geo. I. Adams
Commissioner.

 

 

1888

Supreme Court
Southern Circuit

In the matter of the Estate
of Jense Jensen of Harbor
Breton Fisherman deceased

Petition of Sarah Jensen
Widow for Administration
c.t.a.

Fiat

????eene ??
for petitioner

 

 

SUPREME COURT OF NEWFOUNDLAND
---------------

BE IT REMEMBERED, That on this Thirtieth day of August in the 52nd 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 Sarah Jensen of Harbor Breton in the Southern District of Newfoundland, Widow, John Learie of the same place Engineer and Thomas Jensen of the same place Fisherman 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 Sixteen hundred 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 Sarah Jensen as Administratrix of the Estate and Effects of Jense Jensen late of Harbor Breton aforesaid Carpenter 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 Sarah Jensen 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 30th day of February 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 Sarah Jensen 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 30th day of August 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                                        her
in the presence of                              Sarah X Jensen
                                                                     mark
Geo. I. Adams
Comm'r Affdts                                  John Learie?
                                                           Thomas Jensen

 

 

Page Transcribed by Gordon Bennett

Page Revised by Ivy F. Benoit (Tuesday December 05, 2017)

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