Estate of Julia Callanan 1895
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After three days from the date hereof application will be made to
the Supreme Court or one of the Honourable the Judges thereof
for Probate of the Will of Julia Callanan late of Harbor Grace in the
Northern District widow deceased to be granted to Andrew F. Drysdale of Harbor Grace aforesaid Notary Public the Executor
named in the said Will.
St. Johns November 11th A.D. 1895
M. H. Carty
(Seal dated 12 Nov Solicitor for Executor
I hereby certify that the notice on the
other side hereof written has
been duly posted in my office
from the day of the date thereof
until this date and that no caveat
or other objection has been entered
St. Johns November 20th 1895
Jos. P. Carty
To the Hon. Sir F.B.T. Carter K.C.M.G. Chief Justice of the Supreme Court or one of the Hon. the Assistant Judges thereof.
The Petition of Andrew F. Drysdale Esq. of Harbor Grace in the Northern District of the Island of Newfoundland, Notary Public.
That the late Julia Callanan, late of Harbor Grace aforesaid Widow deceased died at that place on the sixth day of November Instant having previously made and executed her Last Will and Testament which is hereunto attached.
That under the said Last Will and Testament your Petitioner was appointed the sole Executor.
That the said late Julia Callanan at the time of her death was possessed of property and money deposited in the Newfoundland Savings Bank to the amount of two thousand two hundred dollars.
That no Probate to the said Will or Administration to the said Estate has hitherto been granted of this Hon. Court.
Your Petitioner therefore prays that Probate to the said Will may be granted to him.
And as in duty bound will ever pray &c
Andres F. Drysdale
Hr. Grace 9th Nov'r / 95
In the Supreme Court
I Andrew F. Drysdale of Harbor Grace aforesaid Notary Public, the within Petitioner make oath and say that the contents of the foregoing Petition are correct and true.
Sworn before me at Andrew F. Drysdale
Harbor Grace aforesaid
this 9th day of November
In the Supreme Court
I William Ward of Harbor Grace in the Island of Newfoundland aforesaid ??? Dealer make oath and say that on the twenty ninth day of September in the year of Our Lord One thousand eight hundred and ninety five at Harbor Grace aforesaid I was present and did see Julia Callanan late of Harbor Grace aforesaid Widow deceased the Testatrix named in the Paper writing hereunto annexed marked "A" did sign publish and declare the annexed Paper writing as and for her last Will and Testament in my presence and in the presence of Nicholas Fitzgerald the other subscribing witness thereto. That I and the said Nicholas Fitzgerald then and there signed our names to such will as such witnesses in the presence of the said Testator and of each other. That previously to the said Will being so signed as aforesaid by the said Testatrix and the said Witnesses it was read over and approved of by the said Testatrix in the presence of me and the said Nicholas Fitzgerald and that at the time of the execution of the said Will the said Testatrix was of sound mind memory and understanding
to the best of my knowledge and belief.
Sworn before me at Harbor Wm. Ward
Grace aforesaid this 9th day
of November AD 1895.
Andrew F. Drysdale
To all to whom these presents shall come, I Julia Callanan of Harbor Grace, Newfoundland Widow being of sound disposing mind memory and perception
do make Publish and declare this to be my last Will and Testament.
- I hereby revoke all former wills made by me
- I will bequeathe [sic] and give to the Rev'd John March one hundred dollars for masses for the Repose of the souls of my late husbands Father and Mother, and my Father and Mother ??? ???.
- I will devise bequeathe and give to the Right Rev'd R? Macdonald Bishop of Harbor Grace four hundred dollars towards the creation of an Altar in honor of The Blessed Virgin Mary in the Cathedral at Harbor Grace
- I will bequeathe and give to the following Clergymen ??? Masses for the Repose of the soul of my late husband and myself; to the Rev'd John Marche ??enty Dollars
Rev'd ??? McCarty Carbonear twenty Dollars
Rev'd Joseph Murphy of ??? ??? twenty Dollars
Rev'd John Rowe of ???on Bay ??? Dollars
Rev'd Richard Walsh of Fortune ??? Dollars
Rev'd Thomas Lynch of Kings Cove Twenty Dollars
Rev'd John Lynch of Conche Twenty Dollars
The Right Rev'd R. Macdonald Fifty? Dollars
The Right Rev'd Monaghan? of ???pole ??? ??? Dollars
The Right Rev'd
- (Cannot transcribe the remaining three lines since the
writing is impossible to read with any certainty)
???? child ??? dollars are to ??? for masses for the repose of my husbands and my families souls.
- To my niece ???
- To Mrs. ???
(I'm sorry but the rest of this page is too difficult to decipher with any accuracy)
Signed by the said Julia Callanan Julia Callanan
the testator in our presence and in the
presence of each other at the same time
In the Supreme Court
In the matter of
the Estate of
late of Harbor
Andrew F. Drysdale
(Seal of Registrars Office; too
faint to read)
Nov 23rd / 95
J. J. Winters
In the Supreme Court of Newfoundland
Harbor Grace To Wit I do swear that I believe this to be the true Last Will and Testament of Julia Callanan late of Harbor Grace in the Northern District Widow 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 deceased, and of which she died possessed, do not, according to the best of my knowledge, judgment and belief, amount to the value of Two thousand two hundred dollars
So help me God
Sworn before me, at Harbor Andrew F. Drysdale
Grace this 22nd day of
November A.D. 1895
W. J. Lynch
Commissioner of Affidavits,
Estate of Julia Callanan
late of Harbor Grace
in the Northern District
Probate granted to
Andrew F. Drysdale of
the Executor named
in the Will.
Dated Nov 28 . 1895
Estate sworn under $2200.00