Description Will of David Ross of Black River, Pictou Co., NS


Estate of David Ross late of Black River, deceased, Testate

Copy of Will for the Registrar of Deeds

Black Branch, Pictou Co. N.S.

Nov 27th 1895

Know all man by these presents that I, David Ross of Black River, Pictou Co., N.S. Miller & Tanner, do hereby make my last Will and Testament.

1st.  I will, devise & bequeath that all my just and lawful debts be first paid out of my estate.

2nd. I will, devise and bequeath, that my daughter Mabel Jane is to get my organ and my son Robert is to get my watch and a watch is to be bought for Blanche.

3rd. I will, devise and bequeath that my sister Bella have the use of the ten acres of land bought from my brother Robert Ross, to help support my brother Duncan and then after Bella's death this ten acres of land is to be sold and the proceeds to go to erect headstones or monuments for my family and if there is any money left to erect headstones for my brother Robert's family.

4th. I will, devise and bequeath that my business be closed up as soon as possible, and all my real and personal property sold as soon as convenient and the proceeds devoted to the education of my children, and if any balance remains, it is to be equally divided among my children, but if any one of them should be disabled or unable to earn their living this balance is to be devoted to their maintenance.

5th. I appoint my brother William Ross to be my Sole executor, and also the Guardian of my children.

Sign         X his mark           David Ross


Signed        John A. Cairns

    "             George Murray

County of Pictou Sf

In the Court of Probate of Wills ie.

I do hereby certify that the foregoing instrument consisting of one page, is an exact and literal copy of the last Will and Testament of David Ross late of Black River, in the County of Pictou, Miller & Tanner, deceased, Testate, which has been duly filed and admitted to Probate in accordance with the practice of the Court.

Given under my hand at Pictou this 24th. day of January A.D. 1896.

John H. Lane  Registrar

To Registrar of Deeds

for the County of Pictou


Province of Nova Scotia, Registrar of Deeds

Office, County of Pictou, 3rd. Feby  1896  I certify that the within instrument was duly registered at 11:30 AM of the above day in Wills Book 3, pages 24 on the certificate of John H. Lane Rgr. of Probate.

John Yorston   Registrar

File Location

Vault - Registry of Deeds Shelf

File number: 15 W - 3225 R
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Tags: David Ross of Black River, Miller and Tanner, 1895, Mabel Jane Ross, Robert Ross, Bella Ross, brother Robert Ross, Duncan Ross, William Ross, John A. Cairns, George Murray, 1886
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