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Miscellaneous Deeds, Grants, Petitions & Wills
(C)
Julia Callanan

 

Julia Callanan
          1895

Estate of Julia Callanan 1895
From LDS Microfilm #2057393

 

Notice

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
JPC
(Seal dated 12 Nov          Solicitor for Executor
1895)

 

 

Certificate

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 thereto.
          St. Johns November 20th 1895
Jos. P. Carty
ACSC

 

 

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.

Humbly Sheweth

          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

Newfoundland
Harbor Grace
To wit
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
AD 1895
W.J. Lynch
Commissioner S.C.

 

 

In the Supreme Court

Newfoundland
Harbor Grace
To wit
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
Commissioner S.C.

 

 

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.

  1. I hereby revoke all former wills made by me
  2. 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 ??? ???.
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. ????????????????????????????
  6. (Cannot transcribe the remaining three lines since the writing is impossible to read with any certainty)


  7. ???? child ??? dollars are to ??? for masses for the repose of my husbands and my families souls.
  8. To my niece ???
  9. 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
???
N?. Fitzgerald
W?. ???

 

 

In the Supreme Court

In the matter of
the Estate of
Julia Callanan
late of Harbor
Grace Widow
deceased

Petition of
Andrew F. Drysdale
for Probate

(Seal of Registrars Office; too
faint to read
)

Fiat
Nov 23rd / 95

J. J. Winters
J.

 

 

In the Supreme Court of Newfoundland
----------------

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,
Supreme Court

 

 

1895

Estate of Julia Callanan
late of Harbor Grace
in the Northern District
Widow deceased

Probate granted to
Andrew F. Drysdale of
Hr. Grace
the Executor named
in the Will.

Dated Nov 28 . 1895

Estate sworn under $2200.00

 

 

Page Transcribed by Gordon Bennett

Page Revised by Ivy F. Benoit (Friday June 22, 2018)

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