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Miscellaneous Deeds, Grants, Petitions & Wills
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Rev. William Weaver

 

Rev. W. Weaver
          1899

Estate of Rev. William Weaver 1899
From LDS Microfilm #2057448

 

AFFIDAVIT
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In the Supreme Court of Newfoundland
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NEWFOUNDLAND
St. Johns To Wit:          I Chatfield Julia Swyer???, widow of the late Reverend William Weaver do swear that I believe that the said late Reverend William Weaver late of Belle Isle in Conception Bay, Newfoundland, Clerk in Holy Orders, deceased, died with a Will; and that I will well and truly administer all and every the Goods of the said deceased and pay his debts, so far as his 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 he 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 Eleven hundred dollars.

So help me God

Sworn, at St. John's aforesaid                              Chatfield Weaver
this19th day of July
A.D. 1899

Before me

Geo. I. Adams
Commissioner of Affidavits, Supreme Court

 

 

1899

Estate of Rev. Wm. Weaver
late of Bell Island
in the Central District
Clerk in Holy Orders deceased

Letters of Administration C.T.A. granted to
Chatfield Julia Se??is Weaver of
Bell Island

Dated 31st July 1899

Sureties Edward Doyle
Gilbert D. Shears

Estate sworn under $1100.00

The Hon'r Jos. J. Little Chief Justice
Geo. H. Emerson Judge
D. Morison Judge

Geo. J. Adams
Chief Clerk and Registrar

 

 

Notice

After three days, application will be made to the Supreme Court, or to a Judge thereof for letters of administration cum testamento annexo to the Estate of the Reverend William Weaver late of Belle Isle in Conception Bay, Clerk in Holy Orders, deceased to be granted to Chatfield Julia Sea?er Weaver, Widow of the deceased.
          The 19th of July 1899
Whiteway & Johnson
Solicitors
GJA
CCR?

 

 

Notice

The Notice written on the other side hereof was duly posted in the Clerk's office on the day of the date: and has since remained so posted until this date. No caveat or other objection has been entered thereto.
          The 29th day of Jul 1899
Geo. J. Adams
Actg. C C, Reg'r

 

 

A

This is the last Will of me William Weaver Missionary of the Strait of Belle Isle in the Diocese of Newfoundland.
I give, bequeath and devise all of my Estate and Effects, real and personal and everything ??? which I have the power of disposition by will unto my wife. Should she marry, she shall still retain one third of the aforesaid and the remaining two thirds shall be devoted to the Education of my Son William Charles Willesby? to enable him to pass the necessary Examinations for Holy Orders. Should my wife, Chatfield Julia Swyer? die, then the whole of the above shall be devoted to the support and education of my son as aforesaid. Should my wife & son as aforesaid both die before the above mentioned property has been exhausted or expended, then the residue existing at their death shall become the property of my sisters Mary, Elizabeth and Emma in equal shares. Dated this twenty sixth day of August One thousand eight hundred and ninety five.

Signed by the Testator in the Joint                    William Weaver
presence of us, who thereupon
signed our names in his and each-
others presence.

George Henry Field
F. Sr? Field ?

(Transcriber's Note: the following is written in the left margin of the page: "This is the paper writing marked A referred to in the annexed affidavit of George Henry Field.")

 

 

In the Supreme Court of Newfoundland
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Newfoundland
Trinity To Wit          I George Henry Field of Trinity East in Trinity Bay, Newfoundland, Clerk in Holy Orders, make oath and say that on the twenty sixth day of August A.D. One Thousand Eight Hundred and ninety five at Trinity East, I was present and did see The Reverend William Weaver late of Belle Isle in Conception Bay deceased, the Testator named in the paper writing hereunto annexed, marked A, duly sign, publish and declare the said annexed paper writing as and for his last Will and Testament, in my presence and in the presence of Frances Elizabeth Field of Trinity East aforesaid married woman, the other subscribing witness thereto. That I and said Frances Elizabeth Field then and there signed our names to such Will as such witnesses, in the presence of the said Testator and of each other. And that at the time of the said execution of the said Will the said Testator was of sound and disposing mind, memory and understanding, to the best of Deponent's knowledge and belief.

Sworn at Trinity                                                  G. H. Field
this 21st day of July
A.D. 1899
Before me
G?? Lilley
Commissioner of Affidavits, Supreme Court

 

 

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

The petition of Chatfield Julia Sea?er Weaver of Bell Island in Conception Bay, Widow

Humbly Sheweth

  1. That your petitioner's late husband The Reverend William Weaver, late of Bell Island aforesaid, Clerk in Holy Orders, died there on the 26th day of June last 1899, having previously made and published his last will and testament, which is hereto annexed marked A.
  2. That the said William Weaver left him surviving your petitioner and one son, namely William Charles Wellesley Weaver ??? of the age of nine years : he left no others as next of kin.
  3. That the Estate of the said William Weaver at his decease did not exceed $1000 in value
  4. That no letters of administration to his Estate (or probate of said will) have been granted.

          Your Petitioner prays that letters of administration of the Estate of her said late husband cum testamento annexo, be granted to her, and, as in duty bound she will ever pray
          Dated at St. Johns, Newfoundland this 19th day of July AD 1899

Chatfield Weaver

 

 

In the Supreme Court

In the Estate of the Reverend William Weaver, late of Bell Island, Clerk in Holy Orders, deceased

Newfoundland
St. Johns, To wit
I Chatfield Julia Sea?er Weaver, widow, of Bell Island aforesaid, widow, the petitioner named in the petition on the other side hereof written, make oath and say that the matters and things therein set forth are true, to the best of my knowledge and belief.

Sworn before me
at St. Johns afore-                                        Chatfield Weaver
said this 19th day
of July AD 1899

Geo. J. Adams
Comm'r SC

 

 

Supreme Court

In the Estate of the
Reverend William
Weaver
late of Bell
Island, Clerk in Holy
Orders, deceased

Petition
for letters of administration
c.t.a.

Fiat
Jos. J. Little
C.J.
31st July / 99

July 31 / 99
The Chief Justice

(Written to the right of the above:)
3.75
   75
   50 co?
   50 reg
1.10
7.00
   25 ???
6.75

 

Supreme Court of Newfoundland
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Be it Remembered That on this 19th day of July 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 Chatfield Julia Swyer? Weaver of Bell Island, widow, Edward Doyle of St. Johns, Clerk, and Gilbert D. Shears of St. Johns, broker? and commission agent 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 two thousand dollars to be had, made and levied on his 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 Chatfield Julia Sea?er? Weaver as Administratrix of the Estate and Effects of William Weaver late of Bell Island aforesaid Clerk in Holy orders, deceased, do make or cause to be made, a just, true, and perfect inventory of all and singular the Goods, Credits and Effects of her the said deceased, which have or shall come to the hands, possession, or knowledge of her the said Chatfield Julia Sea?er Weaver as such Administratrix or to the hands or possession of any other person, or persons, for her and the same so made do exhibit, or cause to be exhibited, in the Supreme Court of Newfoundland, at or before the 19th day of January 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 his death, or which at any time afterwards shall come into the hands or possession of her the said Administratrix or to the hands or possession of any other person or persons for her shall well and truly administer according to Law, and further shall make, or cause to be made, a just and true account of her said Administration, on or before the 19th day of July which will be in the Year of Our Lord One Thousand nine hundred and afterwards from time to time as she 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.

Chatfield Weaver
Signed and sealed                                                  E. Doyle
in the presence of                                                  G. D. Shears

Geo. J. Adams
Comm'r S.C.

 

 

Page Transcribed by Gordon Bennett

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

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