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In the Supreme Court
OATH OF ADMINISTRATOR
Administration granted on the 11th
John H LeMessurier
Value of Estate $ 400.00
Vol 5 Folio 439
TO THE HONOURABLE THE SUPREME COURT OR TO ONE OF THE HONOURABLE THE JUDGES THEREOF
The petition of Uriah Martin of Leading Tickles, in the Electoral district of Notre Dame, Planter
RESPECTFULLY SHEWETH AS FOLLOWS:-
(I) Abraham Martin, late of Harbour Grace, Planter, deceased, and grandfather of petitioner, died at Harbour Grace in the year 1833, having previously made and executed his last Will and Testament probate of which was granted to Juliana Martin, the Executrix therein named, on the 10th of December A.D. 1833.
(2) The said Juliana Martin died in July 1893, Intestate.
(3) There are no children of the said Abraham Martin deceased living at the present time, the only next of kin of the said Abraham Martin deceased now living, are Samuel Condon of Harbor Grace, Mary Ann Martin now residing at Leading Tickles, and your petitioner.
(4 ) The said Juliana Martin during her lifetime did not fully administer the Estate and effects of the said Abraham Martin.
(5) Annexed hereto marked “A” is an inventory of the Estate and effects of the late Abraham Martin deceased, remaining unadministered.
(6) The value of the Estate and effects of the said Abraham Martin deceased remaining unadministered is of the probable value of $400.00.
No Previous application for Letters of Administration cum testamento annexo de bonis non have been previously applied for.
Your Petitioner therefore prays that Letters of Administration cum testament annexo de bonis non of the Estate of the late Abraham Martin, deceased may be granted to him.
AND as in duty bound will ever pray.
I, Uriah Martin, of Leading Tickles, but at present of St. John’s, the petitioner named in the foregoing petition, make oath and say that the several matters and things therein contained and set forth are correct and true.
|Sworn at St. Johnís||)|
|This 11th day of||)||Uriah Martin LS|
|December A.D. 1902||)|
|D. M Browning||)|
In the matter of the Will and
I, Samuel Condon, of Harbor Grace aforesaid, Shipwright, one of the next of kin of Abraham Martin, late of Harbor Grace, Planter, deceased, do hereby freely and voluntarily consent to Letters of Administration cum testament annexo de bonis non of the Estate of Abraham Martin, late of Harbor Grace aforesaid, Planter, being granted to Uriah Martin, of Leading Tickles, in the Electoral District of Twillingate, Trader.
Dated at Harbor Grace this day of January A.D. 1902
(the same having first Samuel
I, John D Martin, of Harbor Grace, Manufacturer, make oath and say that I was present and did see Samuel Condon, the person named in the paper writing hereto annexed marked “A”, duly sign same, and that it was first read over and understood by the said Samuel Condon.
Sworn at Harbor Grace
W J Lynch LS
Probate granted 10 Dec 1833
Vol 2 Folio 120
You shall Swear that you believe this to be a true last Will and Testament
of Abraham Martin late of Harbor Grace Planter
So help you God,
By the Court
You shall swear that you will pay all the Debts and Legacies of the Deceased, so far as the Goods shall extend and the Law shall bind you; and that you will exhibit a true, full, 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 you shall be lawfully called thereto: And you shall further swear that the whole of the Goods, Rights, Chattels, Assets, Credits and Effects of the said Abraham Martin deceased, and of which he died possessed, do not, according to the best of your knowledge, judgement and belief, amount to the value of Two hundred and fifty pounds sterling.
So help you God.
J Wm?? St. John? LS
This is the last will and testament of me Abraham Martin of Harbour
Grace in the Island of Newfoundland Planter-
Abraham his X mark Martin
Signed Sealed published and declared by the said Abraham Martin as and for his last Will and testament in the presence of us who in his presence and in the presence of each other at his request have subscribed our names as Witnesses hereto. _
Alfred Mayne LS
The deponent Alfred Mayne of Harbor Grace Barrister
at Law maketh oath and saith that he this Deponent was present and actually
Martin put his mark to and seal and publish The written paper
writing as and for his last Will And Testament on the day of the date
thereof At which time the said Abraham Martin was of sound mind and disposing
memory and perfect understanding
I hereby certify in compliance with the provision of an Act of Parliament 5 Geo: 4 ??? contained by the 10 Geo cap 17 contained by the 2 and 3 Will 4 Cap 7 of that the execution of the within Will by the Testator was proved before me by the Oath of Alfred Mayne one of the ???ing witnesses on the Twenty eigth day of October one thousand eight hundred and thirty three; and that a true and correct Copy thereof has this day actually been registered by me in the Fourth Volume at pages 201 and 202 of the Registry of Deeds for the Northern District of the Island of Newfoundland
Given under my hand at the Registry of Deeds
John?? St. John?
At the bottom of the page two items
|Dated 17th Aug 1833||No. 1035|
|The Will of Abraham||Abraham Martin|
|Martin of Harbor||Will of|
|Grace Planter _
||4 Vol: Pages 201-202|
Harbor Grace 29th Nov 1833
John?? St. John
Abraham Martin died in August 1833. He was first married to a Catherine UNKNOWN who died in June 1823 and with whom he had seven children. Abraham then married Julia Stevenson in June 1827 when she was only 18 years of age. They had three children.
Uriah S. Martin, grandson of Abraham Martin,
was a son of Jane Cox and Samuel
Waterman Martin, first child of Abraham Martin and Julia
Stevenson. Samuel died at age 37 in Feb 1868 in Leading Tickles,
Notre Dame Bay.
Mary Ann Martin was nee Bray and was the widow
Martin, the third
child of Abraham and Julia. Uriah died in Leading
Tickles, August 1899.
John D Martin was of absolutely no relation to this Martin family. John D was the son of Adam J Martin from Downpatrick, County Down, Ireland and Amelia Colton. Adam died in St. Johnís in November 1885 and his wife Amelia died in Heartís Content in January 1907. John David Martin was the manager of the Harbour Grace Boot and Shoe Factory. He was married to Amelia Churchill, daughter of Ezra Churchill and Sarah Ann Moulton. John D and his wife later moved to the USA.
John D was a brother to William Gill Trinear
Martin who was married
to Susie Munden Soper. The will for William
GT Martin is http://ngb.chebucto.org/Wills/martin-william-gill-12-548.shtml
The will for Adam Martin can be found at
Page Contributed by Geoff Martin
Page Revised by Ivy F. Benoit (Wednesday February 20, 2013)
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