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Miscellaneous Deeds, Grants, Petitions & Wills
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Johanna Maher

 

Johanna Maher
          1888

Estate of Johanna Maher 1888
From LDS microfilm #2057239

 

Oath of Executor                                 J. W. Withers, King's Printer

In the Supreme Court of Newfoundland
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In the Estate of Johanna Maher Deceased.

I James Maher of St. Johns in the Electoral District of St. Johns accountant, make oath and say that Johanna Maher late of St. Johns, in the Electoral District of St. Johns widow deceased died with a Will, that I am the executor therein named; that I will well and faithfully administer the estate and effects of the testator by paying her just debts and the legacies contained in her Will, as far as the same shall thereto extend and the law bind me, and by distributing the residue (if any) of the said estate and effects according to law; that I will exhibit under oath a true, full and perfect inventory of all and singular the estate and effects of the testatrix, and render a just and true account thereof whenever required by law so to do; that the testatrix died at St. Johns aforesaid on the 29th day of March, one thousand nine hundred and seventeen; and that the gross value of the estate and effects of the said testatrix is nine hundred dollars, and no more, according to the best of my knowledge, information and belief.

Sworn at St. Johns                                        James J. Maher
this 30th day of May
A.D. 1917, before me

D. Q? Kent
Clerk

 

In the Supreme Court

In re

Johanna Maher deceased

OATH OF EXECUTOR

Probate granted to
James J. Maher

on the 31st day of May
A.D. 1917?

Value of Estate $900.00

 

 

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

          The petition of James J. Maher of St. John's, Newfoundland Accountant,

Humbly Sheweth

  1. Johanna Maher late of St. John's aforesaid, Widow, died at St. John's aforesaid on the 27th day of March Nineteen hundred and seventeen, having first made and published her last will and Testament which is hereto annexed marked "A".
  2. Your petitioner is the sole Executor named in the said Will.
  3. The paper-writing hereto annexed marked "B" is a just, full, and true inventory and valuation of the property of the said testatrix at the time of her death as far as your petitioner can at present ascertain.
  4. No letters of Probate or any Will or Letters of Administration of the Estate of the said deceased have been granted by your Honourable Court.

          Your petitioner prays that Probate of the said Will be granted to him and as in duty bound will ever pay &c.

          St. John's this 15th day of May, 1917.

J. J. Maher

(left marginal note inserted here: "Fiat, 29 May 1917, Geo. M. Johnston, Judge)

Newfoundland    }
St. John's to-wit, }
          I James J. Mahar of St. John's aforesaid, Accountant the petitioner named in the foregoing petition make oath and say, that the matters and things therein set forth are just and true to the best of my knowledge and belief.

Sworn before me at St. John's afore-
said this 15th day of May 1917                                   J. J. Maher
D.Q? Kent
Commissioner, S.C.

 

Proof of Will                                        J. W. Withers, King's Printer

In the Supreme Court of Newfoundland
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IN THE ESTATE OF Johanna Maher DECEASED.

I James McGrath of St. Johns in the Electoral District of St. Johns in the Island of Newfoundland, Solicitor, make oath and say, that on the 19th day of February A.D. One Thousand nine hundred and nine, I was present and did see Johanna Maher late of St. Johns, in the Electoral District of St. Johns, in the Island aforesaid, widow, the Testatrix named in the paper writing hereunto annexed, marked A., duly sign, publish and declare the said annexed paper writing, as and for her last Will and Testament in my presence, and in the presence of James Roscoe? the other subscribing witness thereto, That I and said James Roscoe? then and there signed our names to such Will as such witnesses, in the presence of the said Testatrix. And that at the time of the said execution of the said Will the said Testatrix was of sound and disposing mind, memory, and understanding, to the best of my knowledge and belief.

Sworn at St. John's on the                                Jas? J. McGrath
15th day of May
A.D. 1907 before me
D.Q. Kent
Clerk

 

A

This is the last will of me Johanna Maher of St. John's Newfoundland widow and I revoke all former wills by me made, I appoint my son, James J. Maher to be the executor of this my will. I give devise and bequeath all the property of whatsoever kind I die possessed of to my four children namely James J. Maher J. Lucy Maher Ellen Maher and Agnes Maher in equal shares. In witness whereof I have hereunto subscribed my name at St. Johns aforesaid this 19th day of February 1909.

Signed by the said testatrix                                  Johanna Maher
Johanna Maher as and for
her last will in our presence
who in the presence of the
testatrix and in the presence
of each other have hereunto
subscribed our names as
witnesses

Jas. J. McGrath
??? Prowse

This is the paper writing marked A referred to in the affidavit of James J. McGrath sworn before me this 15th day of May 1917 and also referred to in the petition of James J. Maher dated the 15th day of May 1917.

D. Q. Kent
Clerk

 

B

(Transcriber's Note: The following is hand written at the right top corner of this form: "This is the paper writing marked B referred to in the petition of James J. Maher dated the            day of           1917 which petition is verified? by his affidavit sworn before me this 15th day of May 1919
D.Q. Kent
Clerk
)

Inventory and Valuation                     J. W. Withers, King's Printer

 

 

 

In The Supreme Court of Newfoundland
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In the Estate of Johanna Maher Deceased

INVENTORY AND VALUATION OF THE PROPERTY OF THE SAID DECEASED

 

 General Description of PropertyValue or Amount
 Lands, Houses, Stores, &cc., and any Interest in Land750
--
 Household Goods and Furniture150
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 Stock in Trade
--
--
 Book Debts and Promissory Notes
--
--
 Moneys due under Life Insurance
--
--
 Bank and other Stocks, Shares in Companies, &c.
--
--
 Securities for Moneys
--
--
 Cash on Hand
--
--
 Cash in Bank
--
--
 Ships, Boats, Nets, and other Outfit for Fishery
--
--
 Horses, Horned Cattle, Sheep and Swine
--
--
 Farming Implements and Produce of all kinds
--
--
 Other Property not before mentioned (if any)
--
--
  $900
--

 

I _____________ make oath and say, that I am_______________and that the above is, to the best of my knowledge, information and belief, a just and true Inventory and Valuation of the Property of the said Deceased at the time of _______________death as far as I can at present ascertain.

Sworn at ______________________
this_________day of_____________
A.D. 19______before me

(Transcriber's Note: as indicated in the foregoing note, none of the blank spaces have been filled in, with the exception of an illegible notation in the first line, between "I" and "make".)

Clerk

_____________________________________________
This Inventory and Valuation may be Certified under Petition

 

 

In the Supreme Court
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In re

Est. Johanna Maher

deceased
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Petition &c. &c.
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(Transcriber's Note: This page is an official form from the Office of the Minister of Finance, St. John’s, Newfoundland)

IN RE ESTATE                                        In the Supreme Court

Johanna Maher

Deceased

          In pursuance of the provisions of "The Death Duties Acts 1914 to 1916," and Amendments thereof, I hereby certify that the value of the said estate, after making allowances for debts incurred during the life time of the deceased, and due and payable at the time of her death was $ 900.00 and that the sum of  $          being the duties specified in the schedule of the said Acts have been duly paid, and the receipt is hereby acknowledged.

          Dated at St. John's this 29th day of May 1917

J. S? K????
??? Minister of Finance

 

I HEREBY CERTIFY that the notice on the other side hereof has been posted in the Registry from the date thereof to the present day, and that no caveat or other objection has been entered thereto.

The 29th day of May 1917

Simeon? Baker
Clerk

Notice

THREE DAYS after date hereof application will be made to the Honourable the Supreme Court, or one of the Honourable the Judges thereof, for Letters of Probate of the Will of Johanna Maher, late of St. John's, N.F. to be granted to James J. Maher, Exor.
The 12th day of May 1917

DQK          Jas. J. McGrath
                    Solicitor for Applicant

 

 

Page Transcribed by Gordon Bennett

Page Revised by Ivy F. Benoit (Monday December 25, 2017)

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