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Miscellaneous Deeds, Grants, Petitions & Wills
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Robert Evans

 

Robert Evans
          1900

Estate of Robert Evans 1900
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 Thomas Evans of St. John's aforesaid do swear that I believe that Robert Evans late of St. John's aforesaid, Fisherman, 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                      dollars.

So help me God

Sworn at St. Johns aforesaid
this 15th day of January                                                            Thomas Evans
A.D. 1900
Before me,
W. F. Carroll
Commissioner of Affidavits, Supreme Court

 

1900

Estate of Robert Evans
late of St. John's
Central District
Fisherman deceased

Letters of administrationc.t.a granted to
Thomas Evans of
St. John's
in the Central District.

Dated 14th February 1900

Sureties ??? Soper
M.A. Beaton

Estate sworn under $400.00

Jos. J. Little Chief Justice
Geo. H. Emerson Judge
Donald Morison Judge

D. M. Browning
Chief Clerk and Registrar

 

 

Supreme Court of Newfoundland
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Be it Remembered That on this 15th day of January 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 Nine Hundred personally appeared Thomas Evans of St. Johns, Carpenter, Albert Soper of same place, Grocer's assistant and Ma??? Beaton Auctioneer 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 hundred 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 Thomas Evans as Administrator of the Estate and Effects of Robert Evans late of St. Johns, Fisherman, 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 Thomas Evans 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 15th 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 his death, or which at any time afterwards shall come into the hands or possession of him the said Thomas Evans 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 15th day of January 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.

                                                                      Thomas Evans

Signed and sealed                                          A. Soper
in the presence of
                                                                      M. A. Beaton
W. F. Carroll
Comm'r Affdts, S.C.

 

 

In the Supreme Court

In the matter of the
Estate of Robert Evans
late of St. Johns, fisher-
man, deceased.

We the undersigned representatives of the Estate of Robert Evans, late of St. Johns, fisherman, deceased, hereby consent to the granting of Administration with the Will annexed to the Estate of the said Robert Evans, to Thomas Evans of St. Johns aforesaid, fisherman, eldest son of said deceased.
          Dated at St. Johns this 7th day of December A.D. 1899.

James Cooke                                        Mary Garland X her mark
                                                               Elizabeth Evans X her mark
                                                               Emma Penny X her mark
                                                               James Evans X his mark
                                                               William Evans
                                                               Robert Evans
                                                               Amelia X Dean her mark

 

 

In the Supreme Court

In the matter of the
Estate of Robert Evans
late of St. Johns, fisher-
man, deceased.

Newfoundland
St. Johns
S.S.          I James Cook of St. Johns aforesaid, Carpenter, make oath and say that I was present and did see Mary Garland, Elizabeth Evans, Emma Penny, and James Evans duly sign by making their mark the annexed consent marked A, the same having been first read over and explained, and also that I was present and did see William Evans and Robert Evans duly sign the same.

Sworn before me at                                                            James Cook
St. Johns aforesaid
this 15th day of December
A.D. 1899.
D. F. Kent
Comm'r, S.C.

 

 

S.C.

Robert Evans'
Estate

Assent of next
of kin to the grant
of adm'n c.t.a. to
Thomas Evans son
of Testator -this paper
must be filed with the
petition ??   Fiat granted
Jos. J. Little
C.J.

11 Jany /00

 

 

Supreme Court

In the matter of the
Estate of Robert Evans
late of St. Johns, Fisher-
man, deceased.

I, Fanny Evans of St. Johns, widow of Robert Evans late of the same place, Fisherman, deceased, hereby consent to the granting of letters of administration with the Will annexed to the Estate of said Robert Evans to Thomas Evans, eldest son of said deceased.
          Dated at St. Johns this 13th day of February¬† A.D. 1900

Witnesses                                                                        her
Having been first                                                  Fanny X Evans
read and explained                                                         mark

H. Fischer

 

Newfoundland
St. Johns to wit
I Hughie Fischer of St. Johns aforesaid Messenger, make oath and say that I was present and did see the within named Fanny Evans duly sign (by making her mark) the within consent, the same having been first read over and explained.

Sworn before me at                                                  Hughie Fischer
St. Johns aforesaid
this 14th day of February
A.D. 1900

D.F.Kent
Comm'r S.C.

 

 

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, and that no caveat or other objection has been entered thereto.
          Dated at St. Johns this 19th day of NovemberDecember A.D. 1899
D. M. Browning
C.C. & R.

 

 

NOTICE.

Three days from the date hereof application will be made to the Honourable the Supreme Court or one of the Honourable the Judges thereof for letters of administration C.T.A. to the Estate of Robert Evans late of St. Johns fisherman, deceased, to be granted to Thomas Evans of the same place, carpenter, son of said deceased.
          Dated at St. Johns this 13th day of November A.D. 1899

C. H. Hutchings
Solicitor

W. F. C
A.C.S.C.

 

 

"A"

To whom these presents shall come greetings. Know ye that I Robert Evans of St. Johns,Newfoundland at Spencer Street No thirty two Do hereby give grant Deliver make over After my Death unto my three sons William James and Robert Evans to have and to hold henceforth for the term stated on the lease all that Piece [sic] or parcel of land Situated on Spencer Street No 32 measuring in Front twenty two feet one inch Rearage one hundred Feet From Street Bounded on the north By land Belonging to Henry taylor [sic] on the South By land ocupied [sic] by Charles Bond this is to Be Handed over unto my Sons as Soon as I am Dead This tenth Day of September in Saint Johns Newfoundland this is my last Will and Testament                              Signed By Robert Evans
Who now ocupy [sic] said land

September the 10 1896
James Cook
Witnesses
Henry Taylor

 

 

In the Supreme Court of Newfoundland
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NEWFOUNDLAND
St. John's To Wit
I James Cook of St. Johns aforesaid Carpenter make oath and say that on the Tenth day of September A.D. One Thousand Eight Hundred and Ninety Six I was present and did see Robert Evans late of St. Johns Newfoundland aforesaid Fisherman, 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 Henry Taylor of St. Johns aforesaid Labourer the other subscribing witness thereto. That I and said Henry Taylor  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 my knowledge and belief.

Sworn at St. Johns aforesaid                                        James Cooke
this 21st day of December
A.D. 1899.

Before me

Simon Butler
Commissioner of Affidavits, Supreme Court

 

 

TO THE HONOURABLE THE SUPREME COURT OR ONE OF THE HONOURABLE THE JUDGES THEREOF.

The petition of Robert Evans of St. Johns P???, humbly sheweth

  1. That your petitioner's father Robert Evans of St. Johns aforesaid, fisherman, died on the 30th day of September 1896, having made and published his last Will and Testament, hereto annexed duly proven.
  2. That said testator left him surviving four sons, namely, Thomas, James, William and your petitioner, and four daughters, namely, Elizabeth, wife of James Evans, Mary, wife of William Garland, Emma, wife of Edward Penny, and Amelia, wife of Robert Dean.
  3. That said testator was possessed at the time of his death of property of the probable value of $400.00.
  4. That no executor was appointed by the said testator to his said last Will and Testament.

          Your petitioner therefore prays that Administration cum testamento annexo to the said said Estate be granted to Thomas Evans of St. Johns aforesaid, Carpenter.
          Dated at St. Johns aforesaid this 20th day of December A.D. 1899.

Robert Evans

 

 

Newfoundland
St. Johns
to wit          I Robert Evans of St. Johns aforesaid, Piano tuner, the within named petitioner, make oath and say that the contents of the within petition are just, correct and true.

Sworn before me at                                                  Robert Evans
St. Johns aforesaid
this 21st day of December
A.D. 1899
Simeon Butler
Comm'r S.C.

 

 

Robt. Evans

Fiat
Jos. J. Little
C.J.

(Illegible writing)

 

Fiat 14 Feby / 00

J. J. L.
C.J.

(Written to the right of the above:)
3.00
  .50 copy
  .50 reg
4.00
  .50- ???
3.50

 

 

Page Transcribed by Gordon Bennett

Page Revised by Ivy F. Benoit (Saturday November 10, 2018)

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