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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
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William J. Hennebury
Will of William J. Hennebury
from Newfoundland will books volume 22 page 645-648 probate year 1955
In the Supreme Court
WILLIAM J. HENNEBURY
OATH OF ADMINISTRATOR
WITH THE WILL ANNEXED
Administration granted to Catherine
On the 16th day of July
A.D. 1955 ;
Value of Estate $ 10, 200.00
Sureties Cyril . Morris
William . White
Vol. 11 – Folio 576
| ||Page 2||???? for grant of Letters of|
| || ||administration with the will|
| || ||annexed of the attached will|
| || ||not including therein the figures and dollar |
| || ||"$3, 000" , "2,000" "1,000", "1,000", and "1,000" written|
| || ||opposite the names "Josephine", "Katie", "William", Edward"
| ||TO THE HONOURABLE THE SUPREME COURT OF NEWFOUNDLAND OR ONE OF and Thomas respectively.
| ||THE HONOURABLE JUDGES THEREOF|
1. J. Walsh
15/7/55 C.J .
The Petition of Catherine Hennebury, of St. John's in
the Island of Newfoundland , Widow
HUMBLY SHEWETH AS FOLLOWS:
William J. Hennebury of St. John's in the island of New-
Foundland, Farmer, died at St. John's aforesaid on or about
the 21st. day of November A. D. 1947 having first made his last
will and testament but did not appoint any Executor thereto.
The paper writing hereto annexed marked "A" is the said
last will and testament of the said deceased made by affixing
his signature thereto and proved upon the affidavit of Arthur
as next of kin
The said William J. Hennebury left him surviving his daughter
Josephine, three sons William, Edward and Thomas and his widow
your petitioner herein and no others.
The paper writing hereto annexed marked "B" is a correct, true
and full inventory and valuation of the property and effects of
the said deceased at the time ofhis death as far as your petit-
ioner can ascertain.
- LLS No Letters of probate to any will nor administration of the
estate of the said deceased have been granted forth of this
Your petitioner therefore humbly prays that this Honour-
able Court or your Lordship may be pleased to grant to her Letters
of Administration with the Will annexed of the estate of the said
deceased and your Petitioner as in duty bound will ever pray etc.etc.
Dated at St. John's this 8th . day of May A. D. 1955.
Edward A. Neary LS
Edward. A. Neary
Solicitor for the
A (initials EAN) Jany 29th 19/45
I William Hennebury do bequeath to my daughter
Josephine the House and all therein with the adjoining
garden to keep her Mother while she live. also a home for
Edward until such time as he settles down for himself
provided he pays his board. The remainder of the property
and all thereon to remain as it is with Josephine in full
charge until after her Mothers death at which time
the said portion and all there on will be divided up equally
between Josephine, William, Edward and Thomas if
William should not return his portion goes to his child.
| ||I also leave to||Josephine
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The remainder to be kept for burial expences and taxes.
| || Witness.
||Dated this 29th day of Jany AD 19/45|
| ||Stanislaus Joseph White LS|
| || 38 Cochrane St.
||William Hennebury LS|
| || Arthur A. Rice
| ||35 Freshwater Road|| |
Page Contributed & Transcribed by Geoff Martin
Page Revised by Ivy F. Benoit (Wednesday February 20, 2013)
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