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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
(M)
Isaac Martin

 

1891
Estate of Isaac Martin
late of Torbay in
Central District
Farmer deceased

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Administration granted
to Anne Martin
widow of deceased

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Dated
     Jan 10, 1891

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Sur
Robert Smith
&
James J Jordan

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Est. Sworn under
$2500.00

 

Supreme Court of Newfoundland
St. John's

To Wit. I do swear that I believe that Isaac Martin late of Torbay in the Central District of the Island of Newfoundland Farmer----------------------------------------------------- deceased, died without a Will; and that I will well and truky 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 ;awfully 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, judgement and belief, amount to the value of Two thousand five hundred ------ dollars.

 

 
 Sworn before me, at St. John's the 9th day
Of January in the year of Our Lord One
Thousand Eight Hundred and Ninety one
Having been first read over and explained.
Anne
her
X
mark
Martin  

 

Jos. P Carty LS
COMMISSIONER OF AFFIDAVITS

St. John's, Newfoundland
Jan 5/91

          Notice

After three days from date hereof application will be made to the Supreme Court or one of the Honorable the Judges thereof for Letters of Administration to the Estate of Isaac Martin late of Torbay Farmer deceased to be granted to Anne Martin his widow.

W H Carty
Solr. For applicant

REGISTRARS OFFICE
St. John's
Jan 5 1891
NEWFOUNDLAND

     Certificate

I hereby certify that the notice on the other side hereof written has been duly posted in the office of the Chief Clerk and Registrar from the day of the date thereof until this date and that no caveat or other objections has been entered thereto.

St. John's 9th January 1891

Jos. P. Carty
Asst. Clerk

M. H. CARTY
BARRISTER AT LAW

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

The Petition of Anne Martin of Torbay widow

Humbly Sheweth

That your petitioner's husband Isaac Martin of Torbay aforesaid Farmer died at that place on the ninth day of March A D 1888 leaving him surviving your petitioner and six children, William James, Michael, Patrick, Sarah and Mary Anne of the respective ages of thirty one, twenty six, thirteen, ten twenty one and fifteen years. That the said deceased died intestate That the said deceased was possessed of property within the jurisdiction of this Honorable Court of the probable value of two thousand dollars. That no Probate to any Will of Deceased or letters of Administration to his Estate have been taken out or applied for.
Your petitioner therefore prays that Letters of Adminstration be granted to her and as in duty bound she will ever pray
Dated at St. John's this 9th day of January AD 1891.

her
Anne
X
Martin
mark

Supreme Court
St. John's
SS      I Anne Martin of Torbay widow the within named petitioner do make oath and say that the contents of said petition are correct and true to the best of my knowledge and belief.

Sworn before me at St. John's this 9th day of January AD 1891 The same having been first read over and explained to said Anne Martin

Jos. P. Carty LS
     Commissioner

1891

Supreme Court

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In the matter of the
Estate of Isaac Martin
of Torbay deceased.

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Petition of Anne
Martin
widow of
deceased for Letters
of Administration

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Granted
10th Jan'y 1891
By the Court
Geo. I Admr.
????????

REGISTRARS OFFICE
ST. JOHN'S
JAN 10 1891
NEWFOUNDLAND
Filed G.J. A. ????

Supreme Court of Newfoundland

Be it Remembered that on this 9th day of January 1891 in the Fifty Fourth 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 Ninety one personally appeared Anne Martin of Torbay in the Central District - Widow Robert Smith of St. John's in the Central District Shoe Maker and James J Jordan of St. John's aforesaid clothier ----------------------------------------------------- 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 Four 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
Anne Martin -------------------------------------------------------- as Administratrix of the Estate and Effects of Isaac Martin --------------------------------------- late of ------------------------------------------------------- Torbay aforesaid 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 Anne 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, on or before the 9th day of July 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 anytime afterwards shall come into the hands or possession of her the said Anne 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 my said administration, on or before the 9th day of January which will be in the Year of our Lord One Thousand Eight Hundred and Ninety two 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
In the presence of by the said
Anne Martin. Anne Martin Robert Smyth
and James Jordan. - Jos P. Carty

Commissioner

Anne her X mark Martin

Robert Smyth

James Jordan

 


Notes for the transcription (Geoff Martin):

Isaac Martin died 9 March 1888 in Torbay age 52 years. 

He married Anne Burn/Byrne in Torbay 22 May 1859.

http://ngb.chebucto.org/Parish/torbay-rc-mar-partial-sje.shtml

The sons named Michael and Patrick in the will were baptized as Michael Joseph Martin and Patrick Francis Martin. Patrick Francis Martin died age 18 years in Torbay 10 years after his father on 18 Aug 1898. His death notice http://ngb.chebucto.org/Newspaper-Obits/hynes_obit_m.shtml noted that he left a mother, two sisters and two brothers.  At this stage we do not know which brother predeceased him.

 

 

Page Contributed by Geoff Martin

Page Revised by Ivy F. Benoit (Wednesday February 20, 2013)

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