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Miscellaneous Deeds, Grants, Petitions & Wills
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John A. Edens

 

John A. Edens
          1889

Estate of John A. Edens 1889
From LDS microfilm #2057543

 

Supreme Court of Newfoundland
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ST JOHN'S
To Wit          } I do swear that I believe that John A. Edens of St. John's in the Central District of Newfoundland, Merchant, 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 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 Ten Thousand Five Hundred dollars.

Thos J. Edens

Sworn before me, at St. John's
this 9th day of March A.D. 1889.
Jos. P. Carty
Commissioner of Affidavits

 

 

1889

Estate of John A. Edens
late of St. John's
in the Central District,
Merchant, deceased.

Admin granted to
Thomas J. Edens of
St. John's aforesaid.

Dated 11th March 1889.

Sureties
William P. Walsh
and
John Harris

Estate sworn under $10,500.00.

 

 

Supreme Court of Newfoundland
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Be it Remembered, That on this the ninth day of March 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-nine personally appeared Thomas J. Edens of St. John's in the Central District of Newfoundland, Merchant, William P. Walsh of same place, Merchant and John Harris of St. John's aforesaid, Merchant, 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 Twenty One Thousand 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 Thomas J. Edens as Administrator of the Estate and Effects of John A. Edens late of St. John's, Merchant, 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 Thomas J. Edens 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 ninth day of September 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 Thomas J. Edens 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 ninth day of March which will be in the Year of Our Lord One Thousand Eight Hundred and Ninety 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                                                  Thos. J. Edens (Seal)
in presence of                                                         W. P. Walsh (Seal)
Jos. P. Carty                                                          John Harris (Seal)
Commissioner

 

 

Notice

After three days from the date hereof application will be made to the Supreme Court or to one of the Judges of said Court for Letters of Administration to the Estate of John Aynge Edens of St. John's Newfoundland, Merchant, to be granted to his son Thomas John Edens.
St. John's, Nfd 19th February 1889.
(Seal)
REGISTRARS OFFICE                              Whiteway & Johnson
ST. JOHN'S                                                  Solicitor for Mr. Thos. J. Edens
FEB 19 1889
NEWFOUNDLAND
JPC

 

 

To the Honorable the Supreme Court of
Newfoundland or one of the Honorable
the Judges of the said Court.

The Petition of Thomas John Edens of St. John's in the Island of Newfoundland, Merchant

Humbly Sheweth

That your Petitioner's father John Aynge Edens, late of St. John's aforesaid, departed this life on the fourteenth day of February instant, intestate, leaving him surviving no widow, his wife having predeceased him but leaving two children only viz: your Petitioner and his brother George W. Edens who is now and has been for over four years residing in the United States of America, both of whom are over the age of twenty one years.
That at the time of his decease the said John Aynge Edens was possessed of or entitled to property in this colony to a value and exceeding in the opinion of your Petitioner and according to his belief the sum of Ten Thousand Five Hundred Dollars.
That no Letters of Administration

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have been granted to the Estate of the said deceased.
Your Petitioner therefore prays that Letters of Administration to the Estate of the said John Aynge Edens may be granted to your Petitioner upon his giving the usual security and as in duty bound, will pray.
St. John's                                                  Thos. J. Edens
9th March Feby 1889

 

In the Supreme Court

In re Estate of John Aynge Edens
Newfoundland
St. John's, to wit
Thomas John Edens of St. John's aforesaid, Merchant, the Petitioner named in the foregoing petition maketh oath and saith that the matters and things set forth in the said petition are just and true.
Thos. J. Edens
Sworn before me at St. John's
aforesaid this          day of
February A.D. 1889
.
Sworn before me at St. John's
aforesaid this 9th day of March
A.D. 1889.
Jos. P. Carty
Commissioner

 

 

Sup. Court

In re Estate of
John Aynge Edens.

Petition of Letters
of Administration

Fiat
J. J. Little, A.J.

 

 

Page Transcribed by Mary Rawlinson

Page Revised by Ivy F. Benoit (Monday October 22, 2018)

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