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Miscellaneous Deeds, Grants, Petitions & Wills
George Webber


George Webber

Estate of George Webber 1894
From LDS Microfilm #2057392.



In the Supreme Court of Newfoundland

NEWFOUNDLAND,  } I Elizabeth Webber of St John's
St John's To Wit:          } in the Central District Widow -------------------------------- do swear that I believe that George Webber late of St John's aforesaid, Tailor ------- 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 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, within the jurisdiction of this Court, do not, according to the best of my knowledge, judgment and belief, amount to the value of one hundred and sixty ---- Dollars~

So help me GOD.

Sworn before me, at St John's  }
this 18th day of                        }                    Elizabeth her X mark Webber
April A.D., 1894                      }
(having been first read over & Explained
Geo. I. Adams
Commissioner of Affidavits,
Supreme Court.




Estate of George Webber
late of St John's
in the
Central District
Tailor deceased.

Admin. granted to
Elizabeth Webber
of St John's
in the
Central District.

18th April 1894

Sureties. Isabella M. H. Ayre
Philip J. Motty

Estate sworn under $16000



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

The Petition of Elizabeth Webber of Saint John's in the Island of Newfoundland Widow

Humbly Sheweth

That George Webber late of Saint John's afore-said Tailor, the husband of Your Petitioner died at this place on the second day of Feruary AD 1894, intestate and possessed of estate and effects of the probable value of One hundred and Sixty dollars
That the said deceased left him surviving Your Petitioner his widow and two daughters as next of kin viz: Isabella Mary Ayre and Emily Jessie Webber.
That no application for Letters of Admin-istration to the Estate and effects of the said dceased has heretofore been made to Your Honourable Court
Your Petitioner therefore humbly prays that Your Honourable Court or one of Your Lordships the Judges thereof will be pleased to grant unto her Letters of Administration to the Estate and effects of the said deceased
And as in duty bound Your Petitioner will ever pray
At Saint John's aforesaid this twenty first day of March Anno Domini One thousand eight hundred and ninety four

Elizabeth X Webber

W.H. Horwood



Newfoundland  }
St John's to wit } I Elizabeth Webber of Saint John's aforesaid the Petitioner named in this foregoing Petition make oath and say that the several matters and things in the said Petition contained are correct and true.

Sworn before me at St John's }
this 21st day of March AD     }                    Elizabeth her X mark Webber
Geo. I. Adams



Supreme Court

In the matter of
the Estate of George
Webber late of St
John's Tailor deceased

Jas. S. Little

The Petition of
Webber of St John's
The widow of the deceased
Praying for Administration



Supreme Court of Newfoundland

Be it Remembered, That on this 18th day of April 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 Elizabeth Webber of St John's, Widow - Isabella M.H. Ayre of St John's, Widow and Philip John Motty of St John's, Sailmaker ---------- 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, 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 Elizabeth Webber as Administratrix of the Estate and Effects of George Webber late of St John's, Tailor --------- 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 Elizabeth Webber 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 18th day of October 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 Administratrix or to the hands or possession of any other person or persosns 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 18th day of April 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 Adminis-tration account, the same being examined and allowed by the said Supreme Court of Newfoundland, shall and do pay and dispose of in a due course 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.

in the presence of              }                    Elizabeth her X mark Webber
(having been first read over & explained)
Geo. I. Adams                                        Philip J. Motty
Commr.of.C.                                            Isabella M.H. Ayre

(Note: Seals affixed to the right of each signature.)



Page Transcribed by Josephine Gazley

Page Revised by Ivy F. Benoit (Sunday September 16, 2018)

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