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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills (R)
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To the Honourable the Supreme Court or one of the Honourable Judges thereof.
The Petition of John Rose of Jersey Harbor, District of Fortune Bay, Newfoundland, Planter.
Humbly Sheweth that Your Petitioner's Father, George Rose, late of Jersey Harbor, aforesaid Planter, died on the Tenth day of February 1885 at Jersey Harbor aforesaid without having made a will leaving heirs. Surviving Your Petitioner's Mother, Margaret Rose, Your Petitioner and one Brother Richard all at present of Jersey Harbor aforesaid, and one daughter Elizabeth who married one John Snook of Sagona in said District Planter by whom she had one Daughter now aged Eight years. The Said Elizabeth Snook being now deceased.
And at the time of his decease the Estate of the Said George Rose within the jurisdiction of your Honourable Court, did not exceed the Sums of Fifteen Hundred Dollars in value.
That no letters of Administration of the Said George Rose's Estate have been granted.
Your Petitioner humbly prays that letters of Administration of Said Estate be granted to him and as in duty bound will pray.
The Thirty first day of December A.D. 1898.
(On another page)
Jersey Harbor S.S.?
John Rose of Jersey Harbor aforesaid, Planter, the Petitioner named in the foregoing petition maketh oath and faith that the Matters and things therein contained are just and true to the best of deponents? knowledge and belief.
Sworn before me at Jersey
Harbor aforesaid this
31th day of December A.D. 1898.
|Note: We who have typed these wills, have made every effort to include all the errors that were on the microfilm, in order to avoid destroying the integrity of the originals, where ever they may be.|
Page Contributed by Colleen Haynes
Page Revised by Ivy F. Benoit (February 3, 2004)
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