Provincial Archives of New Brunswick

Wallace Hale's Early New Brunswick Probate, 1785-1835

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Family NameHOLMES
Given NamesWilliam
Was there a Will? Yes
Date of Will1798-06-14
Date Will was proved1804-08-22
Was an inventory completed? No
CountySaint John
ParishCity of Saint John
Abstract references Blacks, Freemen,
Servants and/or Slaves?
Probate is for a woman? No
Abstract references a vessel? No
Abstract City of Saint John, St. John County, a black man. Will dated 14 June 1798, proved 22 August 1804. Son William HOLMES, in regard of his Birth Right, house and Lot 494. Residue of estate to daughters Jane and Elizabeth. John TOMLINSON and Samuel HUTCHINS executors. Witnesses: John TOMLINSON, James MAXON. On 14 April 1804 the nearest of kin of the deceased were cited to appear and show cause why administration of the estate should not be granted to Joseph NUTTON of the City of Saint John. John TOMLINSON, the only surviving executor, renounced executorship, requesting Joseph NUTTING, carman, be appointed administrator.
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