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Miscellaneous Deeds, Grants, Petitions & Wills
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William Joy

 

William Joy
          1894

The Estate of William Joy 1894
From LDS Microfilm #2057392

 

D

AFFIDAVIT.
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In the Supreme Court of Newfoundland.
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NEWFOUNDLAND,  }
Harbour Main To Wit: } I Margaret Joy of Harbour Main aforesaid Spinster do swear that I believe that William Joy late of Harbour Main Fisherman 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 said Goods of the deceased, and render a true account of my Administration into the Registry of the said Court, within Six months after 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, of which he died possessed, withing the jurisdiction of this Court, do not according to the best of my knowledge, judgment and belief, amount to the value of One hundred & fourteen ------------------------Dollars.

So help me God.

Sworn before me, at Harb Main }
af'd this Ninth day of                   }                    Margaret Joy
June        A.D., 1894                    }

Edwd Murray J.P.
Commissioner of Affidavits,
Supreme Court.

 

 

1894

Estate of William Joy
late of Harbor Main
in the Northern District
Fisherman deceased.
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Admin. Cta granted to
Margaret Joy
Harbor Main
in the Northern District
Spinster
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Dated
28th June 1894
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Sureties.
Bartholomew Dunphy
Walter Joy

Estate sworn under $114.00

 

 

B

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

          The Petition of Margaret Joy of Harbour Main, Spinster -

Respectfully Sheweth as follows:

  1. William Joy late of Harbour Main, Fisherman (father of petitioner) died there on the twenty seventh day of January last having previously made and executed his last will and testament which is hereto annexed marked A

  2. Elizabeth Joy wife of said William Joy died on the second day of January AD 1893

  3. The said William Joy at the time of his death was possessed of property not exceeding two hundred dollars in value

          Petitioner therefor prays that Admin-istration with the will annexed of the Estate of said deceased may be granted to her

          Dated at Harbour Main this 9th day of June AD 1894

Margaret Joy

 

 

Inventory of the Estate and Effects of the late William Joy, of Harbor Main, fisherman.
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A dilapidated dwelling-house                         (valued -> 50.00H A?
2 ackors (more or Less) of cultivated          }
& uncultivated Landoutside on Helen's Road} ass'd f " 50.00
A kitchen garden ----- ------- ------                    (")           10.00
One small garden near Burnt Hill ??                (")             4.00
Furniture (nil)                                                                  _____
Total                                                                               $114.00

 

Newfoundland

Harbour Main }
To Wit             } I Margaret Joy of Harbour Main aforesaid Spinster the petition named in the foregoing petition make oath and say that the several matters and things therein contained and set forth are correct and true
Sworn before me at          }
Harbour Main aforesaid   }                              Margaret Joy
this 9th day of June          }
AD 1894                           }
Edwd Murray J.P.
Commissioner of Affidavits,

 

 

In the Supreme Court
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In the matter of
the Estate of William
Joy late of Harbour
Main Fisherman
deceased
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Petition for administration
with the will annexed.
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Fiat
June 28/94

J.I. Winter
J.

 

 

C

In the Supreme Court of Newfoundland
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NEWFOUNDLAND,     }
Harbour Main  To WIT:  }

I Samuel Woodford of Harbour Main aforesaid make oath and say that on the twenty second day of December A.D., One Thousand Eight Hundred and NinetyEighty three at Harbour Main aforesaid I was present and did see William Joy late of Harbour Main Fisherman the Testator named in the paper writing hereunto annexed, duly sign, publish and declare the said annexed paper writing, as and for his last Will and Testament in my presence, and in the presence of James Joy of Harbour Main aforesaid the other subscribing witness thereto. That I and the said James Joy then and there signed our names to such Will as such witnesses, in the presence of the Testator and of each other and that at the time of the said execution of the said Will the said Testator was of sound and disposing mind, memory and understanding, to the best of my knowledge and belief.

Sworn before me, at Harbour Main }          Samuel Woodford
af'd this 9th day of                             }
June A.D., 1894                                 }
Edwd Murray J.P.
Commissioner of Affidavits.

 

 

A

In The Name of God Amen

          I William Joy of Harbour Main Planter believing it to be m of a ti of o? all m??? to die and being sick in body but sane in mind do give my soul to God later pard? And my body to the earth to be buried in a Christian manner and did make of my effects for three? of allassing? Manner to my wife Elizabeth I give and bequeath all that piece or parcel of land situated near Flinys Hill ? bounded on the North by Thanying? Wix and Edward Dunphy and in their Southern by these

This is page two (2) of the above Will.

Abinte? path on the East by Peter Ezekiel and on the West Thomas Wall
Half of my dwelling house the cabbage garden three parts of barrel of salt meat the burnt hill to my child Margaret. I give and bequeath the big room of my dwelling house. In writings in hereof I hereby set my name and seal this twenty second day of December one thousand eight hundred and eighty three
William Joy
Witnesses
Samuel Woodford
James Joy

(Note: much of this is guesswork. I put the question marks beside the least legible.)

 

 

F

Supreme Court of Newfoundland.
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                    Be it Remembered,
That on this 18th day of June in the 57th 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 four personally appeared Margaret Joy, of Harbour Main, Spinster Bartholomew Dunphy and Walter Joy and did acknowledge themselves to be held and firmly bound to our said Sovereign Lady the Queen, Her Heirs and Successors, in the penal Sum of Four hundred dollars, to be had, made, and levied on their Goods, Chat-tels, 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 Margaret Joy as Administratrix C.T.A. of the Estate and Effects of William Joy late of Harbour Main, Fisherman deceased, do make, or cause to be made, a just, true and perfect Inven-tory of all and singular, the Goods, Credits and Effects of the said deceased, which have or shall come to the hands, possession, or knowl-edge of her the said Margaret Joy 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 into the Supreme Court of Newfoundland, at or before the 22nd day of December 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 to the hands or possession of her the said Margaret Joy or to the hands or possession of any other persons or persons for her shall well and truly admin-ister 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 18th day of June which will be in the year of Our Lord One Thousand Eight Hundred and ninety five 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 Admin-istration account, the same being examined and allowed by the said Supreme Court of Newfoundland, shall and do pay and dispose of Administration, or in such 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 }                     sign here
in the presence of              }                    Margaret Joy
On this 18th day                                      Bartholomew his X mark Dunphy
of June 1894 having                                Murphy's ??
been first read over                                  Walter Joy
to said Bonds Men
John Veitch
Commissioner of Affidavits
Supreme Court

 

 

Page Transcribed by Josephine Gazley

Page Revised by Ivy F. Benoit (Wednesday February 21, 2018)

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