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Will of Emma Lay Parmiter|
Transcriber's Note: Emma Lay Parmiter was born Emma H Atwill, daughter of Richard Atwill and Eliza Luscombe from Devon. Richard was a mason.
Emma married Richard W F Lay in St. Johnís circa May 1867.
Emma Lay, age 47, widow, married Azariah Parmiter, age 57, widower, carpenter at George Street Methodist Church in St. John's 5/4/1894. Azariah's wife, Amelia Green died from a fall in August 1893. Azariah and Amelia were married in Seal Island, Labrador Sep. 20, 1860. Azariah's family can be referenced in the will of his father Richard (click here to access Richard Parmiter will)
In the Supreme Court
In re: Estate of
Emma Lay Parmiter
OATH OF EXECUTOR
Probate granted to Martha English
and Elizabeth Carberry
on the 23rd. day of July
A. D. 1909
Value of Estate $700.00
To the Honourable the Supreme Court, or one of the
Honourable the Judges thereof:-
The petition of Martha English, of St. Johnís, in the electoral district of St. Johnís West, married woman and Elizabeth Carberry, of the same place, married woman,humbly sets forth as follows:-
I. Emma Lay Parmiter, of St. Johnís, in the electoral district of St. Johnís West, married woman, died at St. Johnís, aforesaid on the 28th. day of June last past, having first executed a last will and testament, which said last will and testament, proven upon the oath of Frederick R. Matthews, Methodist Clergyman, of St. Johnís, is hereto annexed marked ďAĒ .
2. At the time of her death said deceased was possess- ed of property, within the jurisdiction of your Honourable Court, of a value not exceeding the sum of $700.00, as will more fully appear by reference to the inventory hereto annexed marked ďBĒ.
3. Under and by virtue of the said last will and testa- ment your petitioners are appointed executrix thereof.
4. No letters of administration to the estate of the deceased, nor letters of probate to any last will and testament of said deceased have been granted to any person.
Dated at St. Johnís this 23rd. day of
July A. D. 1909
Martha English LS
Elizabeth Carberry LS
Written in the left margin, beside and at right angles to part I,
Fiat W. Horwood ? CJ.
ME A OSK
This is the last Will and Testament of Emma (Lay) Parmiter. I being in good
health and in my right mind do hereby bequeath my property as follows: -
To my daughter Mrs. Joseph King her fatherís pictures. To Daisy my youngest
daughter the large bed & bolster with one pillow and also the organ. To my
daughter Emily one small feather bed with mattress, to Bessie two feather
pillows, to Minnie two ornaments, the House land & furniture not mentioned in
the preceding is to be sold and the