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Miscellaneous Deeds, Grants, Petitions & Wills
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Robert Evans

 

Robert Evans
          1889

Estate of Robert Evans 1889
From LDS microfilm #2057543

 

Supreme Court of Newfoundland
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Be it Remembered, That on this Twenty Eighth day of February 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 Sarah Brennan of St. John's, Married Woman, Henry Pope of St. John's, Cabinet maker and Thomas Murphy of St. John's, Trader and Matthew Brennan of same place, Carpenter 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 Five 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 Sarah Brennan as Administratrix of the Estate and Effects of Robert Evans late of St. John's aforesaid Sailmaker, 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 Brennan 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 28th day of August 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 Brennan 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 28th day of February  which will be in the Year of Our Lord One Thousand Eight Hundred and Ninety 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                                                            Sarah Brennan (Seal)
in presence of                                                                   Matthew Brennan (Seal)
Geo. J. Adams                                                                Henry Pope (Seal)
Commr                                                                             Thomas Murphy (Seal)

 

 

Supreme Court of Newfoundland

ST. JOHN'S
To Wit          } I do swear that I believe that Robert Evans, late of St. John's in the Island of Newfoundland, Sailmaker, 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 Two Hundred and Fifty dollars.

Sworn before me at St. John's                                                            Sarah Brennen
this 28th day of February A.D. 1889.
Geo. J. Adams
Commissioner of Affidavits

 

 

Estate of Robert Evans
late of St. John's
in the Central District,
Sailmaker, deceased.

Admin granted to
Sarah Brennan of
St. John's

Dated 4th March 1889

Sureties
Matthew Brennan
Henry Pope
Thomas Murphy

Estate sworn under $250.00

 

 

Certificate

I hereby certify that the notice on the other side hereof written has been posted in the office of the Chief Clerk & Registrar of the Supreme Court three days from the date thereof and that no caveat or other objection has been entered thereto.
          Dated at St. John's this 21st day of               A.D. 1889.
Jos. P. Carty
Asst. Clerk

 

 

Notice

Three days from the date hereof application will be made to the Honorable the Supreme Court of to one of the Honorable the Judges thereof for Letters of Administration to the estate and effects of Robert Evans late of Saint John's in the Island of Newfoundland, sail maker, deceased, to be granted to Sarah Brennan of Saint John's aforesaid, married woman, sister of said deceased.
          Dated at Saint John's this 19th day of February A.D. 1889.
                                                               F. J. Morris
(Stamp)                                                  Proctor for said Sarah Brennan
REGISTRARS OFFICE
ST. JOHN'S
FEB 19 1889
NEWFOUNDLAND
J. P. C.

 

 

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

The Petition of Sarah Brennan of Saint John's in the Island of Newfoundland, Married woman

Humbly Sheweth as follows:

          That Robert Evans late of Saint John's in the Island of Newfoundland aforesaid, Sailmaker, died at the above place on the Seventeenth day of December Anno Domini One Thousand Eight Hundred and sixty one, intestate.
          That said deceased left him surviving his father and mother, since deceased and five brothers and two sisters, two of the brothers which have since died and your Petitioner's sister is ?????  in the United States.
          That at the time of his death deceased was possessed of property within the jurisdiction of this Honorable Court of the probable value of two hundred dollars.
          That neither probate to any will nor letters of administration to the said Estate has as yet been granted to any person.
          Petitioner therefore prays

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that Letters of Administration to the Estate and effects of said deceased may be granted to her and as in duty bound she will ever pray.

Sarah Brennnan

 

 

Supreme Court

Newfoundland
St. John's S.S.
Sarah Brennan of Saint John's in the Island of Newfoundland, Married Woman, the Petitioner named in the foregoing petition, maketh oath and saith that the several matters and things therein contained are correct and true to the best of her knowledge and belief.

Sworn at St. John's                                                  Sarah Brennan
aforesaid this 21st
day of February A.D. 1889.
Jos. P. Carty
Commissioner

 

 

Supreme Court

Petition of Sarah Brennan
for letters of administration
to the Estate and effects of
Robert Evans late of St. John's,
Sailmaker, deceased.

Fiat for admin (the assent of
the brothers first obtained).

J. J. Little
A. J.

 

 

Page Transcribed by Mary Rawlinson

Page Revised by Ivy F. Benoit (Monday October 15, 2018)

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