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The Estate of William Joy 1894
In the Supreme Court of Newfoundland.
So help me God.
Sworn before me, at Harb Main }
Edwd Murray J.P.
Estate of William Joy
Admin. Cta granted to
Estate sworn under $114.00
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:
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
Inventory of the Estate and Effects of the late William Joy, of Harbor Main, fisherman.
A dilapidated dwelling-house (valued -> 50.00H A?
Harbour Main }
In the Supreme Court
In the matter of
Petition for administration
In the Supreme Court of Newfoundland
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
Sworn before me, at Harbour Main } Samuel Woodford
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
(Note: much of this is guesswork. I put the question marks beside the least legible.)
Supreme Court of Newfoundland.
Be it Remembered,
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
Page Transcribed by Josephine Gazley
Page Revised by Ivy F. Benoit (Wednesday February 21, 2018)
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