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Miscellaneous Deeds, Grants, Petitions & Wills
Mary Jane Ellis


Mary Jane Ellis



ST. JOHN'S }I do swear that I believe that Mary Jane Ellis late of
To Wit          }St. John's aforesaid, married woman deceased, died without a Will; and that I will well and truly administer all and every the Goods of the said deceased and pay her debts, so far as her 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 which she died possessed of, within the jurisdiction of this Court, do not, according to the best of my knowledge, judgment and belief, amount to the value of seven hundred and fifty dollars.

Sworn before me, at St. John's, the 26th day of
May in the year of Our Lord One Thousand                              Charles Ellis
Eight Hundred and Eighty-eight.

          Geo. I. Adams
Commissioner of Affidavits


Estate of Mary Jane Ellis

late of St. John's

In the Central District

married woman deceased

Dated 28th May 1888

Admin          granted to

Charles Ellis

St. Johns, Plumber

Hon Jno Monroe
A.B. Rankin

Estate sworn under



To the Honourable the Supreme Court of Newfoundland
or of the Honourable Judges thereof.

          The petition of Charles Ellis of St. Johns plumber and gas fitter

Humbly Sheweth

          That your petitione's late wife Mary Jane Ellis late of St. Johns died on the twenty sixth day of February last (1888) intestate
          That in the year eighteen hundred and sixty five she had effected an insurance on her life in the Royal Insurance Company and paid the last premium on the twenty second day of April Eighteen hundred and eighty seven.
          That the said Mary Jane Ellis left as other property ??? the sum of the said life insurance policy the amount of which is with profit six hundred and sixteen dollars and eighty cents and which the said Company declined to pay unless administration of said Estate be granted.
          Your petitioner humbly prays that letters of administration of his said late wifes estate be granted to him and as in duty bound will pray
St. Johns the 19th day of May 1888

Charles Ellis



Supreme Court

St. Johns To Wit

          Charles Ellis of St. Johns plumber and gas fitter maketh oath and saith that the several matters and things in his above written petition contained are just and true.

Sworn before me at
St. Johns aforesaid                                        Charles Ellis
this 19 day of May
A.D. 1888

          P? Emerson



After three days application will be made to the Supreme Court or one of the Honourable Judges thereof for letters of administration of the Estate of MaryJane Ellis late of St. Johns deceased to be granted to Charles Ellis her husband.          May 15, 1888

(marginal insert "G I ???)          Whiteway & Johnson
                                                     Solicitors for applicant


I certify that the notice on the other side written was posted in the Clerk's office on the day of the date and has since ??? ??? so posted & further that no caveat has been entered thereto
May 19th-1888


Supreme Court

In re Estate of
Mary Jane Ellis

Petition ??? ???

of administration


F. B. T. Carter



Page Transcribed by Gordon Bennett

Page Revised by Ivy F. Benoit (Wednesday November 15, 2017)

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