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
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.
Vault - Registry of Deeds Shelf
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|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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