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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
George Ivany


Will of George Ivany
from Newfoundland will books volume 8 pages 471-472 probate year 1908

In re
George Ivany         deceased.


Will & Probate of  

GEORGE IVANY - Sept. 7th 1908

This is the last will and testament of me George Ivany and I hereby revoke all other wills and declare this to me to be my last will and testament. I give devise and bequeath all my lands and dwelling house No. 74 situate on Carters Hill in the town of St.John's together with all my furniture and household effects and also all my money and other effects which I may die possessed unto and to the use of my dear wife Elizabeth Ivany, absolutely and forever and I appoint her executrix of this my last Will and Testament.
This 7th day of August A.D.1908.

Signed by the said George Ivany as his last will and testament in the presence of us who in his presence at his request and in the presence of each other have hereunto subscribed our names as witnesses the same having been first read over and explained in his presence and in the presence of us the subscribing witnesses

Signed: George X (his mark) Ivany

Sgd. Arthur W. Miller

Sgd. S.D. Blandford.

This is the will or paper writing marked "A" referred to in the annexed affidavit of S.D. Blandford of date the 23rd day of September 1908
Simeon Butler - Clerk

In the Supreme Court

In re the Estate of George Ivany late of St. John's in the Electoral District of St. John's
      •  Laborer deceased.


Probate granted to Elizabeth Ivany on the 28th day of September A.D. 1908
Value of Estate $1450.00




The Petition of the undersigned Elizabeth Ivany of St.John's in the Electorial District of St.John's, Widow,


  1. That George Ivany of St. John's in the Electoral District of St.John's, Laborer, died at that place on or about the Tenth day of August A.D.1908.

  2. That previous to his death the said deceased made and executed his last Will and Testament which is hereto annexed marked "B".

  3. That under the said Will your Petitioner was appointed Executrix of the said Will.

  4. That deceased left property within the jurisdiction of this Honourable Court at the probable value of One Thousand Four Hundred and Fifty Dollars, as in the Inventory hereto annexed marked "C" will more fully appear.

  5. That said Inventory is a just and true Valuation of the assets of deceased at the time of his death as far as Petitioner can at present ascertain.

No Probate of any Will or Letters of Administration have been granted to any person out of this Honourable Court to the said Estate.

Your Petitioner therefore prays that Letters of Probate may be granted to her.

As in duty bound she will ever pray, &c.,&c.

(signed by her)    Elizabeth Ivany

In the Supreme Court

In re George Ivany deceased.

With the Will Annexed

Administration granted to
Amy Adams
On the 9th day of September 1912
Value of the Estate $800.00


A.W. Miller
J.R. Johnson

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

The Petition

Of Amy Adams of St.John's Married Woman

Humbly Sheweth

  1. That George Ivamy late of St.John's, Labourer died at that place on or about the 10th. Day of August 1908 having previously made and executed a last Will and Testament, a certified copy whereof is hereto annexed marked "A".

  2. That the deceased left him surviving his widow, Elizabeth Ivamy and four children namely Joseph Ivamy of St.John's labourer, Louisa Early, Married Woman of the same place, Your petitioner and Annie Croucher at present of Battle Creek, Michigan, Married Woman, and George Ivamy of St.John's, printer, son of Jonathan Ivamy a deceased child.

  3. That probate of the deceased's said Will was granted to said Elizabeth Ivamy the executrix therin named by your Honourable Court by Letters dated the 28th day of September A.D.1908.

  4. That the said Elizabeth Ivamy died at St.John's, on the 16th day of December A.D.1911 without having fully administered the said Estate.

  5. That hereto annexed marked "B" is a schedule containing Inventory and Valuation of that portion of the Estate of said deceased unadministered at the time of the death of said Elizabeth Ivamy.

  6. That hereto annexed marked "C" is a consent in writing of the said George Ivamy and Louisa Early to the said Amy Adams applying for and obtaining Letters of Administration de bonis non with the will annexed of Estate of said deceased.

Your Petitioner therefore prays that Your Honourable Court or one of the Honourable the Judges thereof will be pleased to grant to her Letters of Administration de bonis non with Will annexed of the Estate and effects of said deceased remaining unadministered as aforesaid.

At Your Petitioner as in duty will ever pray etc.

St.John's this 26th day of August 1912

(signed in her hand writing)      Amy Adams

To wit:-

I Amy Adams of St.John's make oath and say as follows:'

  1. I am the Petitioner named in the foregoing Petition.
  2. The contents thereof are just correct and true.

Sworn before me at St.John's
Aforesaid this 26th day of August 1912     (signed) Amy Adams

D.M Browning - Clerk

We hereby agree to Amy Adams of St.John's Married woman applying to the Hon. the Supreme Court or one of the Honourable the Judges thereof for Administrtion de bonis non with the Will annexed of George Ivamy late of St.John's Labourer deceased to be granted to the said Amy Adams .

St. John's , August 23rd.1912.

Louisa X (her mark) Earley

Witness to the Signature of Louisa Earley the above having been first read over & explained to her
Signed Jas.P Blackwood ? (not legitable)

Witness to Signature of Joseph Ivamy   (signed) Joseph M. Ivamy
      Arthur W. Miller

Margin comments added by Judy Benson as part of the wills project

In the margin next to this will the following
Sept 26/08
Sept 28/08
granted to
sworn at



Page Contributed by Doreen Ivany, Aurora, Ontario July 2005

Margin comments contributed by Judy Benson

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

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