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Will of James H. Judge
TO THE HONOURABLE THE SUPREME COURT OR TO ONE OF THE HONOURABLE THE
No probate or administration to the
said estate of said deceased has been granted to any person nor has any
person applied for same other than your petitioners by this petition.
Rev Wm Finn
IN THE SUPREME COURT OF NEWFOUNDLAND
In the Matter of the Estate of
St. John’s to wit.
I, John G. Higgins of St. John’s aforesaid, Solicitor, make oath and say as follows:-
John G. Higgins
H. F. FitzGerald Com. S. C.
Inventory and Valuation D. R. Thistle, King’s Printer
In the Supreme Court of Newfoundland
In the Estate of
Inventory and Valuation of the Property of the said Deceased.
General Description of Property.
Value or amount
|Lands, Houses, Stores &c., and any interest in Land|
|Household Goods and Furniture|
|Stock in Trade|
|Book Debts and Promissory Notes|
|Money Secured by Mortgage|
|Moneys due under Life Insurance|
|Bank and other Stock, Share in Companies, &c|
|Securities for Money|
|Cash on Hand|
|Cash in Bank|
|Ships, Boats, Nets, and other Outfit for the Fishery|
|Horses, Horned Cattle, Sheep and Swine|
|Farming Implements, and Produce of all kinds|
|Other Property not before mentioned (if any)|
I, _____________________ make oath and say that I am _______________________ and that the above is, to the best of my knowledge, information and belief, a just and true Inventory and Valuation of the Property of the said Deceased at the time of ________ death as far as I can at present ascertain.
Sworn at _______________
IN THE SUPREME COURT OF NEWFOUNDLAND.
In the Estate of JAMES H. JUDGE, deceased.
I, Robert B. Seidel, of Biddeford in the County of York in the State of Maine, in the United States of America, make oath and say, that on the 23rd day of January A.D. One thousand nine hundred and twenty two I was present and did see James H. Judge, late of Biddeford aforesaid and of Grand Falls in the Island of Newfoundland, the Testator named in the paper writing hereunto annexed marked “A” duly sign, publish and declare the said annexed paper writing, as and for his last Will and Testament in my presence, and in the presence of Daniel Doherty and Edward G. Sullivan the other subscribing witnesses thereto. That I and said Daniel Doherty and Edward G. Sullivan then and there signed our names to such Will as such witnesses, in the presence of the said Testator. And that at the time of the said execution of the said Will the said Testator was of sound and disposing mind memory and understanding, to the best of my knowledge and belief.
Sworn at Portland, Maine, United States of America on the fourth day of December, A.D. 1926 Robert B. Seidel
Signed & declared by Robert B. Seidel before me.
Oath of Executor D. R. Thistle, King’s Printer.
In the Supreme Court of Newfoundland.
In the Estate of
I, James MacKenzie of St. John’s, Insurance Manager, in the Electoral District of St. John’s East, make oath and say that James H. Judge late of Grand Falls, in the Electoral District of Twillingate Electrician, deceased died with a Will, that I am one of the Executors therein named; that I will well and faithfully administer the estate and effects of the testator by paying his just debts and the legacies contained in Will so far as the same shall thereto extend and the law bind me, and by distributing the residue (if any) of the said estate and effects according to law; that I will exhibit under oath a true, full and perfect inventory of all and singular the estate and effects of the testator, and render a just and true account thereof whenever required by law so to do; that the testator died at Biddeford in the State of Maine in the United States of America on the day of August, one thousand nine hundred & twenty six; and that the gross value of the estate and effects of the said testator is twenty six thousand five hundred and seventy five -----55/ dollars, and no more, according to the best of my knowledge information and belief.
|Sworn at |
22 day of February,
A.D. 1927, before me, D.Q. Kent
|James A. MacKenzie
(Hand-written at the top of the following page)
The last will and Testament said to be marked A in petition of William Finn and James MacKenzie
H.F. FitzGerald Com S C
Be It Remembered, that I, James H. Judge of Biddeford in the County of York, in the State of Maine, being of sound mind and memory, but knowing the uncertainty of this life, do make this my last will and testament.
First: I give,
bequeath and devise all the estate, real, personal and mixed wherever
found and however situated, of which I may die seized or possessed, unto
William Finn of Grand Falls, and James A. MacKenzie of St. John’s, both in
the Dominion of Newfoundland, to have and to hold the same unto them, the
said William Finn and James A. MacKenzie in trust for the following purposes,
Second: I nominate and appoint said William Finn and James A. MacKenzie executors of this, my last will and testament.
In Testimony Whereof, I hereunto set my hand and seal and declare this to be my last Will and Testament, this twenty-third day of January in the year one thousand nine hundred and twenty-two
James H. Judge
Signed, Sealed, published and declared by
the above-named James H. Judge as and for his last will and
testament in the presence of us, who at his request, in his presence, and
in presence of each other, hereto subscribe our names as witnesses thereto
on this twenty-third day of January A.D. 1922.
Robert B. Seidel
Written by hand at the bottom
Listed in the margin next to this will the following
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