Source: Surrogate Court Records of York County, Genealogical Society, Utah, Reel #986/#3430, Archives Of Ontario, 77 Grenville St., Toronto, ON, GS 1.
"In the Goods of Joseph Menary late of Drumkirk in the county of Armagh Farmer Deceased Intestate
I Anne Menary of Drumkirk in the County of Armagh in Ireland aged twenty one years and upwards, make oath and say that Joseph Menary late of Drumkirk in the county of Armagh Farmer Deceased, died Intestate. A married man leaving me the said Anne menary his lawful widow and nine lawful minor children his only nex of kin him surviving ----- That the said deceased died at Drumhirk in the County of Armagh on the first day of April one thousand eight hundred and eighty and that the said Deceased had at the time of his death a fixed place of abode at Drumhirk aforesaid, And that there were due to said deceased at the time of his death on foot of a certain indenture of Mortgage executed by one William Braidner of the Township of Euphrasia in the Province of Ontario in Canada, to deceased a sum of forty four pounds of therabouts. And said deceased was also entitled under the Will of his deceased father John Menary to certain legacies payable to said John Menary the father of deceased under the Will of John Menary a deceased brother of said deceased as I believe
Sworn at Newry in the County of Down before me this third day of May one thousand eight hundred and eighty one a Notary Public residing and Practising at Newry for the Counties of Armagh and Down.J.. Hunter Moore Notary Public
Anne Menary (her signature)
Unto the Suurogate Court of the County of York the Petition of Anne Menary of Drumkirk in the County of Armagh in that part of Great Britain and Ireland called Ireland widow
That Joseph Menary late of Drumkirk
in the County of Armagh Ireland deceased, died on or about the First day of
April in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and eighty at Drumkirk
in the County of Armagh aforesaid and that the said deceased at the time of
his death had his fixed place of abode at Drumkirk in the county of Armagh aforesaid.
That the said deceased died without having left any Will, Codicil or Testamenary Paper whatever and that your petitioner is the lawful widow of the said deceased. That the letters of administration to the personal estate of the said decease were on the Twenty fourth day of Decemer one thousand eight hundred and eighty duly granted to our petition by the High Court of Justice Probate and Matrimonial Division in the District of Armagh in Ireland aforesaid, and your peitioner is the duly appointed administratrix of the estate and effects rights and credits of the estate of the said deceased under the said letters of administration. That no letters of administration have been granted the estate and effects of the said deceased in the Province of Ontario. That the personal estate and and effects rights and credits of the said deceased which he in any way died possessed of or entitled to, and for and in respect to which Letters of Administation are requested to be granted, are of or about the value of Six hundred dollars in the Province of Ontario and consist of chosen in action only to the best of your Petitioners knowledge, information and belief. Whereof your Petitioner prays that Administration of the Personal Estate and Effects of the said deceased may be granted and committed to her by this Honorable Court Dated this Thirteenth day of June A.D. 1881 Anne Menary (her real signature) by O.A. Harland her Atttorney in facts.
Amy's note: Lands involved: W 1/2 of Lot 18 in the 10th Concessoin and the E 1/2 of Lot 19 in the said 10th Concession of the Tp. of Euphrasia, Grey County.