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Will of Alfred Martin
OATH OF ADMINISTRATOR
Administration granted to Walter Martin
Value of Estate $1360.00
Sureties Reuben Bennett
Vol 9 Folio 64
TO THE HONOURABLE THE SUPREME COURT OF NEWFOUNDLAND OR ONE OF THE HONOURABLE THE JUDGES THEREOF
The Petition of Walter Martin of Bell Island in the Electoral District of Bell Island, Mechanic
HUMBLY SHEWETH AS FOLLOWS
Your Petitioner therefore prays that this Honourable Court of Your Lordship may be pleased to grant to him Letters of Administration cum testamento annexo of the estate and effects of the said deceased and Your Petitioner as in duty bound will ever pray etc.
Dated at St. John’s this 27th day of August A.D. 1930
PARSONS & WALSH
This is the paper writing ??????????????? words cut off on photocopy of Walter Martin and proved upon the affidavit of Walter Squire
I Alfred Martin of Bell Island of sound mind and memory do make my Last Will and Testament as follows.
I give and bequeath to my beloved wife Keziah my dwelling
house and all its contents and the cow with that section of land situate
as follows to the east of the house and bounded on south by road on the
east by Main road running to a distance which makes the North Boundary
a line parallel with stable and running to the North east corner of cabbage
garden thence in a straight line for such distance until directly opposite
the west boundary of the South cabbage garden.
Note: Alfred Frederick Martin was born in Burin in 1854 and married Kezia Normore of Bell Island. Kezia died on Bell Island Dec 31, 1929. At this time the parents and provenance of Alfred’s ancestors are unknown.
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