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Miscellaneous Deeds, Grants, Petitions & Wills
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John Winsor

 

John Winsor
          1899

Estate of John Winsor 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 Elvina Winsor of St. John's Widow, do swear that I believe this to be the true Last Will and Testament of John J. Winsor of St. Johns Master Mariner deceased. I do further swear that I will pay all the Debts and Legacies of the said deceased so far as his Goods shall extend, and the law shall bind me, and that I will exhibit a full, true and perfect Inventory of all and every the Goods, Rights and Credits of the deceased, together with a just and true account into the Registry of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland, when I shall be lawfully called thereto. And I do further swear that the whole of the Goods, Rights, Chattels, Assets, Credits and Effects of the said John J. Winsor deceased, and of which he died possessed, do not, according to the best of my knowledge, judgment and belief, amount to the value of Three hundred and fifty dollars

So help me God

Sworn at St. Johns
this 26th day of September                              Elvina Winsor
A.D. 1899

Before me
D. F. Kent
Commissioner of Affidavits, Supreme Court

 

 

1899

Estate of John J. Winsor
late of St. Johns
in the Central District
Master Mariner deceased

Probate granted to
Elvina Winsor of St. Johns
the Executrix named in the Will

Dated 29th September 1899

Estate sworn under $350.00

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

Geo. J. Adams
Actg. Chief Clerk and Registrar

 

 

Notice

Three days from date hereof application will be made to the Supreme Court or to one of the Honorable the Judges thereof for Letters of Probate to the last will and testament of John Jennings Winsor of St. Johns, Newfoundland, Master Mariner, deceased to be granted to his wife, the Executrix named in the said Will.
          Dated at St. Johns this 22nd day of September AD 1899

George T. Carty
Solicitor for Applicant
(Illegible initials)
CC&Reg

 

 

Certificate

I hereby certify that the notice on the other side hereof written has been posted in my office from the date thereof to the present date and that no caveat or other objection has been entered thereto.
          Dated at St Johns this 29th day of September AD 1899
Geo. J. Adams
Actg. C.C. Reg'r
per D. F. Kent
A.C.S.C.

 

 

A

This is the last will and testament of me John Jennings Winsor of St. Johns Newfoundland, Master Mariner.
I give devise and bequeath unto my beloved wife, Elvina Winsor, all and singular my property of every description of which I shall die possessed, both real and personal, to hold the same and every part thereof for and unto her sole and separate use and benefit forever.
I hereby revoke all other and former wills by me at any time made and do declare this to be my last will and testament.
I appoint my said wife Elvina Winsor sole executrix of this my last will.
Signed, published and declared by the
said testator, John Jennings Winsor by                    John Winsor
and for his last will and testament in the
presence of us, the subscribers on the
twenty ninth day of January A.D. 1880,
we the subscribers having signed our
names hereto in the presence of the said
testator and of each other on the said
date as such witnesses,
Geo. M. Johnson
Barrister at Law

J. O. Fraser Jr?
Student at Law

 

 

In the Supreme Court of Newfoundland
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NEWFOUNDLAND
St. John's To Wit          I George Mac??? Johnson of St. Johns Barrister at Law make oath and say that on the 29th day of January A.D. one thousand eight hundred and eighty I was present and did see John Jennings Winsor late of St. Johns, Master Mariner, 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 J. O. Fraser Jr. Student "at" Law, the other subscribing witness thereto. That I and said J. O. Fraser 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 St. Johns
this 28th day of September                          Geo. M. Johnson
A.D. 1899
Before me

D. F. Kent
Commissioner of Affidavits, Supreme Court

 

 

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

The Petition of Elvina Winsor of St. Johns, Widow

Humbly Sheweth

  1. That John J. Winsor late of St. Johns, Master Mariner, died there on or about the year 1886, having previously made and executed his last will and testament which is hereto annexed , marked "A" and which has been duly proved.
  2. The said deceased in and by his said will appointed your petitioner his executrix.
  3. The said deceased at the time of his death was possessed of property of the probable value of Three hundred and fifty dollars.
  4. That no Probate of said will or Letters of Administration of the Estate of said deceased have been previously applied for.
  5. Your petitioner therefore prays that Probate of Will of said deceased be granted to him.

          And as in duty bound she will ever pray
          Dated at St. Johns this 29th day of September AD 1899

Elvina Winsor

 

 

Newfoundland
St. Johns
to wit
I Elvina Winsor the Petitioner named in the foregoing petition do make oath and say that the several matters and things therein contained and set forth are correct and true.

Sworn before me at                                        Elvina Winsor
St. Johns this 26th day of
September AD 1899
D. F. Kent
Com'r S.C.

 

 

1899

In the matter of the
Estate of John J. Winsor
late of St. Johns, Master
Mariner deceased

Petition of Elvina
Winsor for Probate
to Will of deceased

Fiat
Jos. J. Little
C.J.

 

 

Page Transcribed by Gordon Bennett

Page Revised by Ivy F. Benoit (Wednesday August 01, 2018)

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