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Miscellaneous Deeds, Grants, Petitions & Wills
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William Wilson

 

William Wilson
          1899

Estate of Williiam Wilson 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 Mary Wilson of St. Johns, Widow, do swear that I believe that William Wilson late of St. Johns aforesaid Grocer deceased, died withouta 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 Four thousand one hundred dollars.

So help me God

Sworn at St. John's,                                                  Mary Wilson
this 31st day of January
A.D. 1899

Before me,

W. F. Farrell
Commissioner of Affidavits, Supreme Court

 

 

1899

Estate of William Wilson
late of St. Johns
in the Central District
Grocer deceased

Letters of Administration granted to
Mary Wilson of St. Johns, Widow

Dated 31st January 1899

Sureties M. W. Myrick?
Thos. Baker

Estate sworn under $4100.00

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

Geo. J. Adams
Actg. Chief Clerk and Registrar

 

 

Notice

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 Will of William Wilson late of St. Johns, Grocer deceased to be granted to Mary Wilson of the same place, wife of said deceased.
          St. Johns January 28th AD 1899
(Name of Solicitor illegible)
Solicitor for said
Mary Wilson
(Illegible initials in margin)

(Next page is a "bleed through" , (Encre passée Á Travers) ie, the flip-side of the previous page, mirror reversed.

 

 

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

The Petition of Mary Wilson, of St. Johns, Widow of William Wilson late of same place, Grocer, deceased.

Humbly Sheweth

That the said William Wilson died at St. Johns on or about the 10th day of January, instant, leaving him surviving besides your Petitioner, two sons, named respectively, Edward and James William, both of whom are minors.

The said William Wilson died intestate; and at the time of his death was possessed of property of the probable value of $4000.00

The administration of the Estate of the said William Wilson has been [sic] at any time granted by your Honorable Court.

Petitioner therefore prays that your Honorable Court, or one of the Honorable the Judges thereof, will be pleased to grant to her Letters of Administration of the Estate and Effects of the said William Wilson.

And as in duty bound your Petitioner will ever pray.

St. Johns January 30th A.D. 1899

Mary Wilson

 

 

Newfoundland
St. Johns, S.S.
I Mary Wilson, of St. Johns aforesaid, Widow, make oath and say as follows:

  1. That I am the Petitioner named in the foregoing Petition.
  2. The contents thereof are correct and true.

Sworn before me at St. Johns aforesaid
this 30th day of January A.D. 1899.                    Mary Wilson

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

 

 

1899

In the matter of the
Petition of Mary Wilson
of St. Johns, Widow, praying
that Letters of Administration
of the Estate of William Wilson
late of the same place, Grocer,
deceased, be granted to her.

Petition

Fiat on usual security
Jany 30/99

Geo. H. Emerson J.

 

 

Supreme Court of Newfoundland
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Be it Remembered That on this 31st day of January in the 62nd 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 Mary Wilson Widow, Michael W. Myrick Undertaker, Thomas Baker Storekeeper, all of St John's in the Central District, 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 Eight 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 Mary Wilson as Administratrix of the Estate and Effects of William Wilson late of St. Johns aforesaid Grocer 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 her the said Mary Wilson 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 31st day of July 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 her the said Mary Wilson 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 31st day of January 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.

Mary Wilson

Signed and sealed                                        M. W. Myrick
in the presence of
                                                                     Thomas Baker
W. F. Farrell
Comm'r S.C.

 

 

Page Transcribed by Gordon Bennett

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

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