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Miscellaneous Deeds, Grants, Petitions & Wills
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Thomas Janes

 

Thomas Janes
          1900

Estate of Thomas Janes 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 Diana Janes of St. Johns aforesaid, widow, do swear that I believe that Thomas Janes, late of St. Johns, aforesaid, fisherman, deceased, died without 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 three hundred dollars.

So help me God

Sworn at St. Johns aforesaid
this 19th day of May A.D. 1900                                                               her
and I certify that the said affidavit                                                  Diana X Janes
was read over to the deponent in                                                              mark
my presence and that she seemed
fully to understand the same and
that she made her mark thereto
in my presence.

Before me

D. M. Browning
Commissioner of Affidavits, Supreme Court

 

 

1900

Estate of Thomas Janes
late of St. Johns
in the Central District
fisherman deceased

Letters of Administration granted to
Diana Janes of St. Johns, widow

Dated May 19, 1900

Sureties Thomas Voisey
          James Voisey

Estate sworn under $ 300.00

 

 

Notice

After three days application will be made to the Honorable the Supreme Court or one of the Honorable the Judges thereof for letters of administration to the estate of the late Thomas Janes late of St. Johns, fisherman, de-ceased, to be granted to Diana Janes, mother of said deceased.
          St. Johns May 14th . 1900
Jno. W. White
Sol'r for applicant
G.J.A.
A.C.S.C.

 

 

Certificate

I hereby certify that the notice on the other side hereof has been posted in the office of the Chief Clerk and Registrar from the day of the date thereof until this date and that no caveat or other objection has been filed or entered thereto.
          St. Johns May 18th . 1900

W. J. Carroll
A.C.S.C.

 

 

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

The Petition of Diana Janes of St. Johns, widow,

Humbly Sheweth as follows :-

That Thomas Janes late of St. Johns, fisherman, son of your petitioner, died at that place on or about the 3rd day of May A.D. 1900, intestate.
That he left him surviving your petitioner, four brothers and two sisters.
That he was unmarried.
That at the time of his death the deceased was possessed of property of the probable value of Three hundred dollars.
That no probate to any will, nor letters of administration of the Estate of the said deceased has as yet been granted to any person.
Your petitioner therefore prays that letters of administration to the said estate of said deceased may be granted to her and as in duty bound, she will ever pray &c.
St. Johns May 18th . 1900

her
Diana X Janes
mark

 

 

Supreme Court
of Newfoundland

Newfoundland
St. Johns SS
I Diana Janes of St. Johns aforesaid, widow, make oath and say as follows:

  1. That I am the petitioner named in the foregoing petition
  2. That the several matters and things therein contained are correct and true to the best of my knowledge and belief.

Sworn before me at St.                                                                      her
Johns aforesaid this 18th                                                          Diana X Janes
day of May AD 1900                                                                         mark
and I certify that this affidavit
was read over to said deponent
who seemed to understand it and
who signed by making her mark.

W. J. Carroll
Commissioner
S.C.

 

 

1900

In the Supreme court
of Newfoundland

In the matter of the
Estate of Thomas
Janes late of St. Johns
fisherman deceased and
in the matter of the petition
of Diana Janes his mother
for administration to his
Estate &

affidavit of verification

Fiat May 18 / 1900

Geo. H. Emerson
J

 

 

In the Supreme Court
of Newfoundland

In the Estate of late Thomas Janes, deceased.

Inventory and valuation of the property of the said deceased.

GENERAL DESCRIPTION of PROPERTYVALUE or AMOUNT
Interest in land at
Grates Cove, and in a
portion of a house at
Cabot Street St. Johns
$ 140.00
Money in Savings
Bank Department of
Merchant Bank
160.00
 
$ 300.00

I Dianna Janes of St. Johns aforesaid, widow, of John Janes and mother of the above named deceased, make oath and say that I am the petitioner for administration of the said Estate to be granted to me and that the above is, to the best of my knowledge and belief a just and true inventory and valuation of the property of the said deceased at the time of his death as far as I can at present ascertain.
Sworn at St. Johns aforesaid                                                            her
this 19th day of May A.D. 1900                                            Diana X Janes
and I certify that this affidavit                                                          mark
was read over in my presence
to the deponent who seemed
perfectly to understand the
same and who made her mark
thereto in my presence

Before me

D. M. Browning
Commissioner of Affidavits, S.C.

 

 

In re
Thomas Janes
deceased

Inventory and valuation

 

 

In the Supreme Court
of Newfoundland

In the Estate of Thomas Janes, deceased
We Thomas Voisey of St. Johns in the Central District of Newfoundland, Cabman, and James Voisey of St. Johns aforesaid, Cabman, severally make oath and say:
That we are the proposed sureties on behalf of Diana Janes the intended administratrix of the property of Thomas Janes, deceased, in the within bond named, for the faithful administration of the said property of the said deceased; and I the said Thomas Voisey of St Johns aforesaid make oath and say that I reside at St. Johns and am worth property to the amount of six hundred dollars, over and above all incumbrances and over and above what will pay my just debts, and every other sum for which I am now bail, or for which I am liable as surety or endorser or otherwise,
And I the said James Voisey of St. Johns aforesaid for myself make oath and say, that I am worth property to the amount of six hundred dollars, over and above what will pay my just debts, and every other sum for which I am now bail and for which I am liable as surety or endorser or otherwise.

The above Thomas Voisey                                                            Thomas Voisey
and James Voisey were                                                                  James Voisey
severally sworn before me
at St. Johns this 19th day of
May A.D. 1900.

D. M. Browning
Commissioner of Affidavits
Supreme Court

 

 

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

Be it Remembered That on this 19th day of May 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 Diana Janes of St John's in the Island of Newfoundland widow, Thomas Voisey of the said place, Cabman, and James Voisey of the said place, Cabman, 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 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 Diana Janes as Administratrix of the Estate and Effects of Thomas Janes 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 her the said Diana Janes 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 November 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 Diana Janes 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 May which will be in the Year of Our Lord One Thousand nine hundredand one, 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.

                                                                                                    her
Signed and sealed                                                              Diana X Janes
by the said Thomas                                                                    mark
Voisey and James
Voisey and signed and sealed
by the said Diana Janes, she
having made her mark and I
certify that ??? signing the said
bond it was ??? ??? read over to her and
the applicant fully to understand
the same

D. M. Browning
Comm'r Affdts, S.C.

 

 

In re
Thomas Janes, deceased

Bond

 

 

Page Transcribed by Gordon Bennett

Page Revised by Ivy F. Benoit (Monday November 26, 2018)

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