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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills (D)
John Dawe


To the Honorable the Supreme
Court or to one of the Honorable
the Judges thereof.

The petition of Selina Bennett of St. John's married woman

Respectfully sheweth as follows:-
  1. John Dawe late of Port de Grave Fisherman deceased and husband of your Petitioner died there on or about the 29th day of August A.D. 1898 intestate.

  2. The said deceased left him surviving your Petitioner his Widow now the wife of Philip Bennett two brothers Samuel and Elijah who has since died leaving his Widow and two children who reside at Ship Cove one sister Sarah Fanny wife of Jacob Bradley.

  3. The said deceased at the time of his death was possessed of property of the probable value of one hundred and twelve dollars ($112.00) no probate of Will or letters of administration of the estate of said deceased have been previously applied for.

Your Petitioner therefore prays that letters of administration of the estate of said deceased may be granted to her.

And as in duty bound will ever pray.

DATED at St. John's this day of December A.D. 1898.

Selena Bennett



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