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Miscellaneous Deeds, Grants, Petitions & Wills
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William Martin

 

William Martin
          1888

Estate of William Martin 1888
From LDS microfilm #2057239

 

Certificate

          I hereby certify that the notice on the other side hereof written has been posted up in my office from the date thereof to the present and that no caveat or other objection has been entered thereto
          Dated at St. John's this 2nd day of April 1887
Geo. I Adams
Comm'r affts

 

Notice

Three days after the date hereof application will be made to one of The Honorable The Judges of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland for Letters of Administration to the Estate of William Martin late of White Hills, St. Johns Farmer deceased to be granted to Caroline Martin - Widow of said deceased
          Dated at St. John's-March 29th 1887
J.A. Clift
Proctor

 

 

To the Honorable Sir Frederick B.T. Carter K.C.M.G. Knight Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland or to one of the Honorable the Assistant Judges thereof

          The Petition of Caroline Martin of St. Johns widow

Humbly Sheweth

          That your Petitioners Husband William Martin late of White Hills in the Eastern District of St. Johns Farmer died at that place on or about the ninth day of October last past
          That said William Martin deceased left him surviving Your Petitioner his Widow and Seven children all of whom are of age.
          That at the time of his decease the said William Martin was possessed of property and effects within the jurisdiction of this Honorable Court of the probable value of three thousand six hundred dollars
          That said deceased left no will

          That no Probate or Letters of administration has as yet been granted to said Estate
          Your Petitioner therefore prays that Letters of administration to the said estate may be granted to her
          And as in duty bound will ever pray
          Dated at St. Johns this 31st day of March AD 1887

Caroline Martin

 

Supreme Court
Newfoundland

St. Johns }
To Wit     } Caroline Martin of St. Johns aforesaid Widow the petitioner within named maketh oath and saith that the contents of the within petition are to the best of deponents knowledge and belief correct and true.

Sworn before me
at St. Johns aforesaid
this first day of April                              Caroline Martin
Anno Domini 1887

Geo I. Adams
Comm'r SC

 

 

Supreme Court
Newfoundland

In the matter of the Estate of
William Martin late of St. Johns
farmer deceased

Petition of Widow
for
Letters of administration

Filed Ap. 1 . 1887

Fiat

Ja. Clift - Proctor -

 

 

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

Be it Remembered That on this Twenty sixth day of September 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 Caroline Martin of St John's in the Central District of the Island of Newfoundland Widow, William Cook and Michael Connolly of same place Butcher 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 seven thousand nine 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 Caroline Martin as Administratrix of the Estate and Effects of William Martin late of St. Johns aforesaid 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 Caroline Martin 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 26th day of March 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 Caroline Martin 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 26th day of September which will be in the Year of Our Lord One Thousand Eight Hundred and Eighty-eight 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                                        Caroline Martin
in the presence of                                        William Coots?
                                                                      Michael Connolly
Prescott Emerson
Comm'r

 

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

ST. JOHN'S }
To Wit          } I swear that I believe that William Martin 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 three thousand eight hundred dollars.

Sworn before me, at St. John's, the 26th day of
September in the year of our Lord one thousand      Caroline Martin
Eight Hundred Eighty seven
Otto Emerson
Commissioner of Affidavits

 

 

Estate of William Martin

late of St. Johns

In the Central District

Farmer deceased

Dated 10th January 1887

Admin granted to
Caroline Martin of
St. Johns Widow

Sureties
Wm. Cook and
Michael Connolly

Estate sworn under
             $3800.00

 

 

Page Transcribed by Gordon Bennett

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

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