Description Will of Andrew Graham of Elmfield, Pictou Co., NS

(Handwritten)

Will of Andrew Graham late of Elmfield County of Pictou, Deceased

Certified Copy for Reg of Deeds
 
Know all men by these presents that I Andrew Graham of Elmfield in the County of Pictou Farmer do make and publish this my last will and testament

First - I give and bequeath to my son James W Graham one third of my property real and personal of whatever it consists

Second - I give and bequeath to my daughter Elizabeth Wilson one third of my property real and personal consisting of lands houses horses livestock and money

Third - I give and bequeath to my wife Marion Graham one third of my property (this inserted) real and personal this include her third of which the law allows her

Fourth - I will and direct that my executors pay to my wife Marion Graham $100. one hundred dollars out of the proceeds of my estate

Fifth - I direct that my executors shall erect a suitable headstone to my memory payable out of my estate

Sixth - I will and direct that the house shall be a home for all three namely, James W Graham Elizabeth Wilson and Marion Graham

Seventh - I appoint J. Rod McDonald Miller of Elmfield and Charles Sutherland Farmer also of Elmfield my  executors.

In Witness Whereof I Andrew Graham Set my hand and Seal hereunto this 29th day of January  A.D., 1900.

Signed        Andrew Graham   L.S.

Signed  Sealed  published and declared by the said Andrew Graham as and for his last Will and Testament in the presence of us who in his presence and in the presence of each other at his request have hereunto subscribed our names as witnesses.

Signed          J. Rod McDonald
Signed          Charles Sutherland

with the interl*** insertion "real and personal" between the 14th and 15th lines as in the original will

John D McLeod
Registrar of Probate
County of Pictou

Province of Nova Scotia

County of Pictou S.S.

In the Court of Probate

I John D. McLeod Registrar of said Court do hereby certify that the foregoing paper writing is a true and correct copy of the last Will and Testament of Andrew Graham late of Elmfield in the County of Pictou Farmer deceased  which said will admitted to Probate by me as such Registrar on the 6th  day of March AD 1900.

Given under my hand at Pictou this 16th. day of March AD 1900.

John D. MacLeod  Registrar

Stamp

PROVINCE OF NOVA SCOTIA, REGISTRAR OF DEEDS
Office, County of Pictou,  MAR 21 1900  I certify that the within instrument was duly registered at 2:45 PM  of the above day in Book 3, page 232-233  on the certificate of John D. MacLeod Reg

John Yorston  Registrar.

 

 

File Location

Vault - Registry of Deeds Shelf

Details
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File number: 15W - 2192G
Contributor:    Judy Cormier | View all submissions
Tags: Andrew Graham of Elmfield Farmer, James W. Graham, Elizabeth Wilson, Marion Graham, J. Rod McDonald of Elmfield Miller, Chares Sutherland of Elmfield Farmer, 1900
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Uploaded on: June 15, 2015
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