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Miscellaneous Deeds, Grants, Petitions & Wills
Uriah Martin


In the Supreme Court


In re
     Uriah S. Martin


Administration granted to

Fanny Martin

on the 17th. Day of September

A D 1918


Value of Estate $400.00

Sureties Jacob Manuel

Abraham Richards

Vol 7 Folio 297



The petition of Fanny Martin, of Leading Tickles East, in the Electoral District of Twillingate, In the Island of Newfoundland, Widow, by her Solicitors, CLIFT & PINSENT, HUMBLY SHEWETH that:-

  1. Uriah S. Martin, late of Leading Tickles aforesaid, Fisherman, deceased, died at the said place on the Eighth day of November , A. D. 1916 intestate.

  2. The said deceased left him surviving his Widow Your Petitioner.

  3. The paper writing hereto annexed marked “A”is a correct and true inventory and valuation of the Estate and effects of the said deceased at the time of his death, so far as your Petitioner can at present ascertain.

  4. Neither Letters of Probate to any Will nor Administration to the estate and effects of the said deceased have been granted forth of this Honourable Court to any one.

     Your Petitioner, therefore, prays that this Honourable Court or Your Lordship may be pleased to grant to her Letters of Administration to the estate and effects of the said deceased.

And, as in duty bound, will ever pray etc.

     The 29th day of August A.D. 1918.

     Petitioner’s Solicitors.

3 September 1918



New Bay, S.S.


     I, Fanny Martin of Leading Tickles in the Electoral District of Twillingate, in the Island of Newfoundland, Widow, make oath and say as follows:-

  1. I am the Petitioner named in the foregoing Petition.

  2. The several matters and things therein contained are correct and true to the best of my knowledge and belief.

Sworn at New Bay, aforesaid,
this 29th. Day of Aug.                          Fanny Martin LS
A.D. 1918


Peter Moors
Commissioner of Affidavits
Supreme Court of Newfoundland

Notes to accompany:

Uriah S Martin was the son of Samuel Waterman Martin and Jane Cox. Samuel was the first child and son of Abraham Martin and his second wife Julia Stevenson who were of Harbour Grace.

Uriah may have been born in Harbour Grace but died in Leading Tickles 8 November, 1916. Fanny nee Taylor was his second wife. His first was Elizabeth Chippett with whom he had daughter Clementine. Warrick Martin Perry was an adopted child of Uriah and Fanny. Warrick was killed in France in WWI Oct 10, 1917 at age 22.



Page Contributed by Geoff Martin

Page Revised by Ivy F. Benoit ( Wednesday February 20, 2013 )

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