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Miscellaneous Deeds, Grants, Petitions & Wills
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Samuel Winsor

 

Samuel Winsor (Winsor spelled Winser on some pages)
          1888

Estate of Samuel Winsor 1888
From LDS microfilm #2057543

 

SUPREME COURT OF NEWFOUNDLAND

GREENSPOND }
To Wit                 }
I do swear that I believe that Samuel Winser, late of Swain's Island, Bonavista Bay, Planter, deceased 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 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 Four Thousand One Hundred dollars.

Sworn before me, at Greenspond,
the sixth day of July, in the year                             Edwin Weary?
of our Lord One Thousand Eight
Hundred and Eighty-eight.

R. P. Rice
Commissioner of Affidavits

 

 

1888

Estate of Samuel Winsor
late of Swain's Island,
Bonavista Bay
in the Northern District,
Planter, deceased.

Dated 13th October 1888

Admin cta granted to
Edwin Weary of
Greenspond, Clerk in
Holy Orders.

Securities
William Lawson
Peter Lawson

Estate sworn under $4100.00

 

 

Newfoundland
St. John's to wit
Edwin Vincent of Saint John's aforesaid, Carpenter, maketh oath and saith that on the First day of April Anno Domini Eighteen Hundred and Eighty Six at Swain's Island, he this deponent was present and did see Samuel Winser, the Testator named in the paper writing hereto annexed, duly sign by making his mark, publish and declare the same as and for his last will and testament in the presence of this deponent and of Joseph Tiller, the other subscribing witness thereto.
That before so signing the said paper writing as aforesaid, the same was read over and explained to the said testator in the presence of this deponent and said Joseph Tiller. That deponent and the said Joseph Tiller then and there subscribed their names to the said paper writing as such witnesses in the presence of the said testator and of each other, all present at the same time.
That the said testator at the time he so signed and published the said paper writing was of sound and deposing mind, memory and understanding, to the best of deponent's knowledge and belief.

Sworn before me at St. John's                              Edwin Vincent
aforesaid this 25th day of
June A.D. 1888.
Geo. J. Adams
Commissioner

 

 

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

          The Petition of Edwin Weary of Greenspond in the Northern District, Clerk in Holy Orders

Humbly Sheweth

          That Samuel Winser, late of Swain's Island in the said District, planter, deceased, died on or about the month of December Anno Domini Eighteen Hundred and Eighty Seven with a will which is hereunto annexed marked A leaving him surviving two sons and three daughters viz: William and Peter and Frances married to John Carter, Abigail married to John Hill, Esther married to James Hill (and Louisa Winser and Florence Winser, under the age of twenty one years, legatees under the said Will).

          That at the time of the decease of the said late Samuel Winser, he was possessed of property and effects of the probable value of Four Thousand and Twenty dollars.

          That William Winser, Peter Winser, Frances Carter, John S. Carter, Abigail Hill, John Hill, Esther Hill, James Hill, Louisa Winser and Florence Winser do consent that Letters of Administration cum testamento

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be granted to your petitioner which consents are hereunto annexed marked B and C.

          That no probate or letters of administration of said Estate have been granted.

          Your petitioner therefore humbly prays that your Honorable Court or one of the Honorable the Judges thereof will grant letters of administration cum testamento annexo of said Estate to your petitioner. And as in duty bound wil ever pray &c &c.

          Greenspond, 4th day of June A.D. 1888.

Edwin Weary

 

Newfoundland
Greenspond, to wit
Edwin Weary of Greenspond aforesaid, Clerk in Holy Orders, maketh oath and saith that the several matters and things set forth in the foregoing petition are just and true to the best of deponent's knowledge and belief.

Sworn before me at
Greenspond aforesaid
this 4th day of June                                        Edwin Weary
A.D. 1888

R. P Rice, JP
Commissioner of Affidavits
Supreme Court

 

 

In the Sup. Court
Probate Side

In the matter of the Estate
of Samuel Winser, late
of Swain's Island,
Planter, deceased.

Petition for letters of
administration CTA

Fiat
F. B. T. Carter
Ch. J.

(stamp)
REGISTRARS OFFICE
ST. JOHN'S
JUNE 25 1888
NEWFOUNDLAND

 

 

B
Consent

I, William Winser of Swain's Island, Sealing Captain, do hereby consent that letters of administration cum testamento annexo of the Estate of Samuel Winser of Swain's Island aforesaid, planter, deceased, be granted to Edwin Weary of Greenspond, Clerk in Holy Orders.
Harbor Grace, Newfoundland
April 27th 1888
Witness       William Winser
                    Jesse Whiteway

 

 

C

We, Peter Winser, Frances Carter and John Carter her husband, Abigail Hill and John Hill her husband, and Esther Hill and James Hill her husband, and Louisa Winser and Florence Winser, hereby consent that letters of administration cum testamento annexo of the Estate of Samuel Winser, late of Swain's Island, Planter, be granted to the Reverend Edwin Weary of Greenspond, Clerk in Holy Orders.
Dated at Swain's Island this 25th day of May A.D. 1888

Witness                                           Peter Winser
Joseph X (his mark) Tiller          Frances Carter
Edwin Neary                                John J?. Carter
Abigail X (her mark) Hill
John Hill
Esther Hill
James Hill

(On side of page:)                         Louisa Winser
Florence Winser

 

 

A

Last Will & testament of Samuel Winser, Swain's Island, Bonavista Bay, Newfoundland.
In the name of God, Amen.
          This is the certify that I, Samuel Winser, now residing in the above named settlement, being feeble in body, but perfectly sound in mind, do make this my last will & testament.
          First. I commend my soul into the hands of Almighty God. And, as for my body, after my last breath is expired, I leave that to be decently interred in the Church of England Grave Yard. And as for my worldly goods, which God hath graciously blessed me this, and made me His steward of my will is to dispose of it in the manner following:
          To my two sons, William and Peter, their heirs and successors, I bequest the sum of Four Hundred pounds each £400.
          To my three daughters, Fanny Abigail & Catherine I bequeath the sum of Fifty pounds each £50.
          To Louisa Winser, I bequeath Thirty pounds £30 and to Florence Winser, Twenty pounds £20.
          And lastly I leave the sum of ten pounds for the repairs of St. John's Church, Swain's Island.

his
Signed Samuel X Winser
mark

This will was made in the presence of us & in the presence of each other this first day of April in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred & eighty six.
Signed - Edwin Vincent

his
Joseph X Tiller - Witnesses.
mark

 

 

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

Be it Remembered, That on this twenty eighth day of September in the Fifty Second 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 Edwin Weary of Greenspond, Bonavista Bay, Clerk in Holy Orders, William Winsor and Peter Winsor, Planters, of Swain's Island 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 Eight Thousand Two 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 Edwin Weary as Administrator cum testamento annexo of the Estate and Effects of Samuel Winsor late of Swain's Island, Bonavista Bay, Planter, 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 him the said Edwin Weary as such Administrator or to the hands or possession of any other person, or persons, for him and the same so made do exhibit, or cause to be exhibited, in the Supreme Court of Newfoundland, at or before the twenty eighth 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 him the said Edwin Neary or to the hands or possession of any other person or persons for him shall well and truly administer according to Law, and further shall make, or cause to be made, a just and true account of his said Administration, on or before the twenty eighth day of September which will be in the Year of Our Lord One Thousand Eight Hundred and Eighty-nine and afterwards from time to time as he 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                                       Edwin Weary (Seal)
in presence of                                              William Winser (Seal)
R. P. Rice, JP                                              Peter Winser (Seal)
Commissioner, Supreme Court

 

 

Page Transcribed by Mary Rawlinson

Page Revised by Ivy F. Benoit (Saturday October 13, 2018)

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