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Transcribed by Geoff Martin. While I have endeavored to be as correct as humanly possible, there could be some typographical errors

Will of Ewen S Hennebury

In the Supreme Court

In re: Ewen S Hennebury deceased

OATH OF EXECUTOR

Probate granted to Frances G Hennebury
on the 8th day of May A. D., 1929.
Value of Estate $2000.00

Vol 8 Folio 590

TO THE HONOURABLE THE SUPREME COURT OF NEWFOUNDLAND OR ONE OF THE HONOURABLE THE JUDGES THEREOF:

The petition of Frances Gertrude Hennebury, of Angle Brook, Glovertown, widow, humbly sheweth;

1. That Ewan Stanley Hennebury of Angle Brook, Glovertown aforesaid, husband of the petitioner, died on the 17th day of March, 1929, having first made and executed his last will and testament, which said last will and testament has been duly proven upon the oath of John H. B. Roberts, one of the subscribing witnesses thereto, and is hereto annexed marked "A".

2. In and by his said last will the deceased appointed your petitioner sole executrix.

3. At the date of his death said deceased was possessed of property within the jurisdiction of this Honourable Court, of a value not exceeding $2000.00. as will more fully appear by reference to the inventory hereto annexed marked "B" which is to be taken as a part hereof.

4. No Letters of Probate of any last will or Letters of Administration of The estate of the deceased have been applied for or granted to any person.

Your petitioner therefore prays that Letters of Probate of the last will of the deceased may be granted to her, and as in duty bound will ever pray.

Dated at St. John's the 19th day of April, 1929.
Frances G Hennebury LS
This is the paper writing marked "A" which in the affidavit of John H. B. Roberts sworn before me and hereto annexed, is deposed to be the last will and testament of Ewen S Hennebury late of Angle Brook,
Retired Civil Servant N Short
Commissioner Affidavits
Unknown initials

This is the last will and testament of me, ES Hennebury of Beaverton, I revoke all former wills and give, devise and bequeath all my property, real and personal, after payment of my just debts, to my wife, Fanny Gertrude Hennebury, for her own use absolutely. I appoint Harry Saunders and my wife executor of this, my will. In testimony whereof I have hereto set my hand and seal this 6th. day of August 1906. ES Hennebury LS

Signed, sealed published and declared in the presence of Vokard Davidsen LS
Johan Jorgensen LS
John H. B. Roberts LS

Transcriber's Notes:

Ewen Stanley Hennebury was born in Quidi Vidi 20 March 1860. He was one of eight children of Thomas Hennebury of Quidi Vidi and Diana Chafe from Petty Harbour.

There are no known children from his marriage to Frances Gertrude unknown. A child Daisy was born in Big Bear Cove in Notre Dame Bay 14 December 1890 from a relationship with a Jane Elliott.

Ewan Stanley Hennbury was admitted to the Hospital for Insane in St. Johnís as a person of unsound mind on the 13 July, 1928 and this is where he died on 17 March, 1929.

Geoff Martin

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