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In the Supreme Court
Annabella Pike Martin
OATH OF ADMINISTRATOR
Administration granted to
Value of Estate $339.09
Sureties James Cron
Vol 8, Folio 381
TO THE HONOURABLE THE SUPREME COURT,OR ONE OF THE HONOURABLE THE JUDGES THEREOF. The Petition of Fredrick H. Martin of Harbor Grace, in the Electoral District of Harbor Grace,
HUMBLY SHEWETH: -
1--- That Annabella Pike Martin late of Harbor Grace aforesaid, house-wife, died at that place on the 30th.day of July A.D.I923.
2--- That the said deceased died intestate.
3--- That said deceased left her surviving, as sole next-of-kin, her husband,Your Petitioner.
4--- That the said deceased at the time of her death was possessed o f property within the jurisdiction of Your Honourable Court of the value of not more than THREE HUNDRED AND THIRTY/NINE 09/100 DOLLARS, as more particularly set forth by the Inventory and Valuation hereto annexed and marked "A", which Inventory and Valuation are correct and true,to the best of Your Petitioner's knowledge and belief.
5--- Neither Probate to any Will, nor Letters of Administration to the estate and effects of the said deceased has been granted out of Your Honourable Court to any person.
Your Petitioner therefore humbly prays that Your Honourable Court, or one of Your Lord ships, would be pleased to grant him Letters of Administration of the estate of the aforesaid deceased
And Your Petitioner, as in Duty Bound, will ever pray.
Dated at Harbor Grace the I5th. day of October A.D.I926.
Frederick H. Martin LS
Written in the left margin at right angles to the text:
Notes to accompany transcription (Geoff Martin):
Annabella Pike Martin was the daughter of Ambrose and Mary Pike. She was born in Harbour Grace 13 August 1862. Her husband was Frederick H Martin, a son of James and I believe Patience Martin. Frederick was born about 1866 in Harbour Grace and died almost 10 years to the day after Annabella on 14 July 1933 in Harbour Grace.
Frederick and Annabella had eight children (Herbert, Ella, Frederick, William Pike, May, Henry, Mary Elizabeth and Lucinda). Ella died in 1893 and Henry died in 1896.
At this time in May 2010 I believe that:
Herbert married an Ada B. ???. He died in 1949 and is buried in St. John's with wife Ada and son Milton H. Martin
William Pike Martin married Agnes Leslie
May Martin married Edward George Saunders
Page Contributed by Geoff Martin
Page Revised by Ivy F. Benoit (Wednesday February 20, 2013)
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