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Miscellaneous Deeds, Grants, Petitions & Wills
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Ellen Ward

 

Ellen Ward
          1899

Estate of Ellen Ward 1899
From LDS Microfilm #2057448

 

Notice

After three days from the date hereof application will be made to the Honourable the Supreme Court or to one of the Honourable the Judges thereof for Letters of Administration to the Estate and Effects of Ellen Ward late of St. Johns married woman to be granted to Robert Ward of St. Johns Labourer husband of the deceased.

          St. Johns June 21st A.D. 1899
??? Kelly Mews
Solicitors for Applicant
W. F.
A.C.S.C.

 

 

I hereby certify that the notice on the other side hereof written was posted in my office on the day of the date thereof and that no caveat or other objection has been entered thereto.
          St. Johns June 26 / 99

Geo. J. Adams
Actg. C.C. &Reg'r
per WF

 

 

To the Honourable the Supreme Court of Newfoundland or to one of the Honourable the Judges thereof.

The Petition of Robert Ward of Saint Johns, Gentleman.

Humbly Sheweth

  1. That Ellen Ward late of Saint Johns, Married Woman, deceased, died there on or about the 16th day of June now present without a will leaving her surviving her husband (Your petitioner and Mary Ann (wife of Patrick Kelly) William, Sarah (wife of Alexander Rose) and Robert children of said deceased.
  2. That the said deceased at the time of her death was possessed of property within the jurisdiction of your Honourable Court of the probable value of Three hundred dollars.
  3. No probate or Letters of Administration to the estate of said deceased has been previously applied for or granted to any other person.

          Petitioner therefore prays that Letters of Administration to the Estate of said deceased may be granted to him.
          And as in duty bound he will ever pray &c
          Dated at St. Johns this 26th day of June AD 1899.

his
Robert X Ward
mark

 

 

Newfoundland

Saint Johns
to wit
I Robert Ward of Saint Johns, Gentleman, make oath and say as follows :-

  1. I am the petitioner named in the foregoing petition.
  2. The contents of said petition are correct and true to the best of my knowledge and belief.

Sworn at St. Johns afd                                                  his
this 26th day of June AD                                 Robert X Ward
1899. (Having been first                                            mark
read over and explained
to the said deponent who
appeared perfectly to                                         Simon Butler
understand the same.                                        Com'r S.C.

 

 

In the matter of
the Estate of Ellen
Ward late of St. Johns
deceased, married woman

Petition for
Administration

Mr. Butler has ???ed
to ??? as Comm'r
of S.C.
Upon ??? ???
papers will be all right.

Fiat
Jos J. Little
C.J.

Wood Kelly & Mews
Solicitors

(Written to the right of the above:)
Adm? ???
Approved ???
of ??? ??? having
justified. J.A.?

 

AFFIDAVIT
----------

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

NEWFOUNDLAND
St. Johns To Wit          I Robert Ward of Saint Johns aforesaid, Gentleman do swear that I believe that Ellen Ward late of St. Johns, Married woman deceased, died without a Will; and that I will well and truly administer all and every the Goods of the said deceased and pay her debts, so far as her Goods will extend: and that I will exhibit a true, full and perfect Inventory of the said Goods of the deceased, and render a true account of my Administration into the Registry of the said Court, within six months from the date hereof, or when I shall be thereunto lawfully required; and that the whole of the Goods, Rights, Chattels, Assets, Credits and Effects of the said deceased of which she died possessed, within the jurisdiction of this Court, do not, according to the best of my knowledge, judgment and belief, amount to the value of three hundred dollars.

So help me God

Sworn, at St. John's, aforesaid                                        his
this          day of June                                            Robert X Ward
A.D. 1899                                                                       mark

Before me
(having been first read over and
explained to the said deponent
who appeared perfectly to under-
stand the same.)

W. F. Farrell
Commissioner of Affidavits, Supreme Court

 

 

1899

Estate of Ellen Ward
late of St. Johns
in the Central District
Married Woman deceased

Letters of Administration granted to
Robert Ward of St. Johns

Dated July 5, 1899

Sureties John Marshall
Alex'r Rose

Estate sworn under $300.00

 

 

Supreme Court of Newfoundland
----------------

(Written sideways in the left margin:)
Approved ???
??? ???
G.H.E.?

Be it Remembered That on this          day of June in the 63rd Year of the Reign of our Sovereign Lady Victoria, by the Grace of God of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, Queen, Defender of the Faith, &c, and in the Year of our Lord One Thousand Eight Hundred and ninety nine

Personally appeared Robert Ward of St. Johns Gentleman, John Marshall also of St. Johns, mason, and Alexander Rose of St. Johns Machinist, and did acknowledge themselves to be held and firmly bound to our said Sovereign Lady the Queen, Her Heirs and Successors, in the penal Sum of Six hundred dollars to be had, made and levied on her Goods, Chattels and Effects, jointly and severally, if Default is made in any of the conditions following :---

Now the Condition of this Obligation is such, that if the above bounden Robert Ward as Administrator of the Estate and Effects of Ellen Ward late of St. Johns, Married woman, deceased, do make or cause to be made, a just, true, and perfect inventory of all and singular the Goods, Credits and Effects of the said deceased, which have or shall come to the hands, possession, or knowledge of him the said Robert Ward as such Administrator or to the hands or possession of any other person, or persons, for him and the same so made do exhibit, or cause to be exhibited, in the Supreme Court of Newfoundland, at or before the 26th day of December next ensuing the date hereof; and the said Goods, Chattels, Credits and Effects, and all other the Goods, Chattels, Credits and Effects of the said deceased, at the time of her death, or which at any time afterwards shall come into the hands or possession of him the said Robert Ward or to the hands or possession of any other person or persons for him shall well and truly administer according to Law, and further shall make, or cause to be made, a just and true account of his said Administration, on or before the 26th day of June which will be in the Year of Our Lord One Thousand nine hundred and afterwards from time to time as he shall be lawfully required. And all the rest, residue, and remainder of the said Goods, Chattels, Credits and Effects, which shall be found remaining upon the said Administration Account, the same being examined and allowed by the said Supreme Court of Newfoundland, shall and do pay and dispose of in due course of Administration, or in such a manner as the said Court shall direct; then this obligation to be void and of no effect, or else to be and remain in full force and virtue.

his
Robert X Ward
mark

Signed and sealed                                                        his
in the presence of                                                 John X Marshall
(Having been first read                                               mark
over and explained to
said Robert Ward and                                         Alex'r Rose
John Marshall and
been understood by
them)

W. F. Farrell
Comm'r S.C.

 

 

In the Sup Ct

In the matter of the
Estate of Ellen Ward
late of St. Johns Married
Woman, deceased

St. Johns
To Wit
I John Marshall of St. Johns aforesaid Mason, make oath and say that I am possessed of property within the jurisdiction of this Court of the value of more than Six hundred dollars after paying all my debts.
Sworn before me at St. Johns
afd this ??? of June AD 1899                                   his
(having been first read over                              John X Marshall
and explained to the said                                          mark
deponent who appeared perfectly
to understand the same.

W. F. Farrell
Com'r SC

 

 

Page Transcribed by Gordon Bennett

Page Revised by Ivy F. Benoit (Friday July 27, 2018)

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