Sarah T. White
Estate of Sarah T. White 1894
From LDS Microfilm #2057392
In the Supreme Court of Newfoundland.
NEWFOUNDLAND, } I, Sylvester William Cornick
St John's To WIT: } of St John's in the Central District, Accountant do swear that I believe this to be the true Last Will and Testament of Sarah T. White late of St John's aforesaid, Married Woman deceased. I ----------------------------------- do further swear that I will pay all the Debts and Legacies of the said deceased so far as her Goods shall extend, and the law shall bind me, and that I will exhibit a full, true and perfect Inventory of all and every the Goods, Rights and Credits of the deceased, together with a just and true account into the Registry of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland, when I shall be lawfully called thereto. And I do further swear that the whole of the Goods, Rights, Chattels, Assets, Credits and Effects of the said Sarah T. White, deceased, and of which she died possessed, do not, according to the best of my knowledge, judgment and belief, amount to the value of five thousand five hundred dollars -------
So help me God.
Sworn before me, at St John's }
this Fifth day of } S.W. Cornick
AugustSeptember ---- A.D., 1894 }
Commissioner of Affidavits,
Estate of Sarah T. White
late of St John's
Married woman deceased
Probate granted to
Sylvester Wm Cornick
of St John's
the Executor named
in the Will.
Dated 11th Septr 1894
Estate sworn under $550000
I hereby certify that the notice on the other side hereof written has been posted in the office of the Chief Clerk and Registrar of the Supreme Court from the date thereof to the present and that no caveat or other objection has been entered thereto.
St. Johns August 24th 1894
Geo I Adams
A.C. of C.
Three days from the date hereof ------------ application will be made to the Honourable the Supreme Court or one of the Honourable the Judges thereof for Probate to the last Will and Testament of Sarah T White late of St Johns Wife of William White Master Mariner, deceased to be granted to S William Cornick the Executor therein named
St Johns August 6th 1894
J.P.C. Chas H Hutchings
Aug 6 1894 Solicitor
Supreme Court of Newfoundland.
To Wit. } I Charles H Hutchings of St JohnS aforesaid Solicitor make oath and say that on the Thirtieth day of June A. D. One Thousand Eight Hundred and Ninety Four at St JohnS aforesaid I was present and did see Sarah Taylor White late of St JohnS Aforesaid wife of Capt Wm White the Testatrix named in the paper writing hereunto annexed, duly sign, publish and declare the said annexed paper writing, marked A as and for her last Will and Testa-ment in the presence of me and of S W Cornick the other subscribing witness thereto. That I and said S.W. Cornick then and there signed our names to such Will as witnesses, in presence of the said Testatrix and of each other, and at the time of the said execu-tion of the said Will the said Testatrix was of sound and disposing mind, memory and understanding, to the best of my knowledge and belief.
Sworn before me, at StJohnS }
aforesaid, this Fourteenth day of } Chas H Hutchings
August A.D. One Thousand }
Eight Hundred and Ninety-Four. }
Commissioner of Affidavits.
A MJC Court. S.C.
This is the last Will and Testament of me Sarah Taylor White of St JohnS in the Island of Newfoundland wife of William White Master Mariner hereby revoking all former Wills and Testaments made by me. I give and bequeath to my beloved - husband the said William White all the property of which I may die possessed of every nature and kind whatsoever--------
I hereby appoint S. William Cornick of St Johns aforesaid Accountant Executor hereto_____
Witness my hand at St Johns - aforesaid this Thirtieth day of June A D 1894____
Signed by the said }
Testatrix as and for }
her last Will and }
Testament in our presence }
who in her presence at } Sarah Taylor White
her request and in the }
presence of each other }
subscribe our names }
as witnesses hereto. }
Chas H HutchingS
Sarah T. White
of St Johns N.F.
To the Honourable the Supreme
Court or one of the Honourable
the Judges thereof
The Petition of S William Cornick of St JohnS in the Island of Newfoundland accountant.
That Sarah Taylor White late of St JohnS aforesaid wife of William White Master Mariner died on the Twenty Eighth day of July 1894 having made and published her last Will and Testament hereto annexed Marked "A" proved in common form.
That the said deceased was possessed at the time of her death of property of the probable value of Five Thousand Dollars
That the said Sarah Taylor White left her surviving her husband the said William White, one son William, and Three daughterS Frances wife of Geor C Pippy Martha wife of Your Petitioner and Charlotte wife of Henry L. Payne
That in and by her said last Will and Testament the said Testatrix appointed Your Petitioner
to be Executor thereto.
That no Probate or Administration has been granted to any Will or to the Estate of the said Sarah Taylor White
--- Your Petitioner therefore prays that Probate of the said Will be granted to him forth of this ------- Honourable Court and as in duty bound he Will ever pray &c &c &c
Dated at St JohnS this day of August. A D 1894
St JohnS SS } I S William Cornick of St JohnS aforesaid Accountant the within named Petitioner make oath and say that the several --- matters and things in the within petition contained are just correct and true to the best of my Knowledge and belief
Sworn before me at }
St Johns aforesaid This } S.W. Cornick
14th day of August }
A D 1894 }
Court S Court
In the matter of
the Estate of Sarah
T White late
of St Johns wife
of Captain Wm
Petition for Probate
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